2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 742
Surgical or medical treatment; additional persons authorized to consent to treatment; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 9 of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to consent for surgical or medical treatment, so as to provide for additional persons and entities that shall be authorized to consent to surgical or medical treatment on behalf of an incapacitated person; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for immunity; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 4 of Title 29 of the O.C.G.A., relating to procedure for appointment of guardians for adults, so as to provide for expedited judicial intervention for the appointment of a temporary medical consent guardian; to provide for termination of a temporary medical consent guardianship; to provide for immunity; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/11/2010 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/18/2009 - House Second Readers
Mar/17/2009 - House First Readers
Mar/12/2009 - House Hopper