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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 278
Surgical or medical treatment; nourishment or hydration; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 9 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to consent for surgical or medical treatment, so as to provide for the nourishment or hydration of a person receiving health care; to amend Chapter 32 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to advance directives for health care, so as to provide for definitions; to provide for a form; to provide that declarants shall be entitled to nourishment or hydration under certain circumstances; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/22/2011 - House Second Readers
Feb/17/2011 - House First Readers
Feb/16/2011 - House Hopper