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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 656
Education; health; require certain instructions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to competencies and core curriculum, so as to require instruction on the best practices for, and risks associated with, the use of tampons in the course of study in sex education and AIDS prevention instruction; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 1 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding health, so as to require that every physician and nurse providing a tampon for use by any female patient under his or her care shall recite and provide certain written information to such female patient regarding the best practices for, and risks associated with, the use of tampons; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Dec/08/2017 - House Prefiled
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