GA HB776 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-2)
Status: Introduced on January 30 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-02-01 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Health and Human Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health care facilities, so as to provide for authorized electronic monitoring in long-term care facilities; to provide for a short title; to provide for definitions; to provide consent requirements; to provide for notice to the facility; to provide for cost and installation; to provide for an assistance program for Medicaid recipients; to provide for notice to visitors; to prohibit obstruction of electronic monitoring devices; to limit the dissemination of recordings; to provide for admissibility into evidence; to provide for limited liability; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-term Care Facilities Act; enact

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-02-01HouseHouse Second Readers
2018-01-31HouseHouse First Readers
2018-01-30HouseHouse Hopper

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Bill Comments

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