2021 Georgia Code
Title 49 - Social Services
Chapter 7 - Family-Planning Services
§ 49-7-3. Persons to Whom Agencies May Offer Services

Universal Citation: GA Code § 49-7-3 (2021)

Within the limitations of the funds available to such agencies, all agencies are authorized to offer family-planning services to any person who is in any one or more of the following classifications:

  1. Married;
  2. The parent of at least one child;
  3. Pregnant; or
  4. Requesting such services.

(Ga. L. 1966, p. 228, § 3; Ga. L. 1968, p. 558, § 1.)


Any person requesting family planning services is eligible.

- General Assembly intended to make any person requesting family-planning services eligible to receive those services regardless of whether that person is married, pregnant, or the parent of at least one child. 1971 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 71-177.

Minor's ability to consent to treatment determined by pregnancy or childbirth.

- Whether a minor, unmarried female under the age of 18 years can consent to medical treatment for herself when offered in conjunction with family-planning services would depend in each instance on a determination of whether the medical treatment was given in connection with pregnancy or childbirth. 1971 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 71-177.

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