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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 705
Mental health; require care provider to provide periodic opportunities for a patient to designate a family member or other individual as a person with whom the provider may discuss the patient's medical condition and treatment plan; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 1 of Title 37 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relating to the governing and regulation of mental health, so as to require a mental health care provider to provide periodic opportunities for a patient to designate a family member or other individual he or she chooses as a person with whom the provider may discuss the patient's medical condition and treatment plan; to provide requirements for the authorization form; to provide for immunity; to provide for statutory construction; to require continuing education; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/12/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/11/2016 - House First Readers
Apr/02/2015 - House Hopper
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