2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 318
Mental Health; involuntary evaluation and treatment based on consultation with paramedic; execution of a physician's certificate for emergency examination; provide
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 37 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to mental health, so as to provide for the execution of a physician's certificate for emergency examination of a person for involuntary evaluation and treatment for mental illness or alcohol or drug abuse based on consultation with an emergency medical technician or paramedic who has personally observed the person; to provide for immunity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/11/2018 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/10/2018 - Senate Hopper