2018 Georgia Code
Title 31 - Health
Chapter 2A - Department of Public Health
Article 2 - Positive Alternatives for Pregnancy and Parenting Grant Program
§ 31-2A-31. Definitions

Universal Citation: GA Code § 31-2A-31 (2018)
    As used in this article, the term:
  • (1) "Attending physician" means the physician who has primary responsibility at the time of reference for the treatment and care of the client.

  • (2) "Client" means a person seeking or receiving pregnancy support services.

  • (3) "Contract management agency" or "agency" means a nongovernmental charitable organization in this state which is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and whose mission and practice is to promote alternatives to abortion services at no cost.

  • (4) "Direct client service providers" or "providers" means nonprofit organizations with a contractual relationship with the contract management agency and that provide direct pregnancy support services to clients at no cost.

  • (5) Reserved.

  • (6) "Pregnancy support services" means those services that encourage childbirth instead of voluntary termination of pregnancy and which assist pregnant women or women who believe they may be pregnant to choose childbirth whether they intend to parent or select adoption for the child.

  • (7) "Program" means the Positive Alternatives for Pregnancy and Parenting Grant Program.

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