Mental health; emergency involuntary treatment; revise procedures

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 revise procedures regarding emergency involuntary treatment for mental health and alcohol and drug dependency; to require that certain documents become part of the patient’s clinical record; to provide for redactions; to require examination for involuntary treatment for mental health or alcohol and drug dependency by a physician within eight hours of admission; to require physician review of certain information; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.