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2018 Regular Session



Health – Emergency Evaluees and Involuntarily Admitted or Committed Individuals – Procedures

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lam


In the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring a health care provider to disclose certain directory information about a patient to the Mental Health Division in the Office of the Public Defender if the patient is involuntarily admitted or admitted to the facility as a certain committed person; requiring a health care provider to disclose a medical record for a certain patient or recipient of certain services without the authorization of a person in interest to legal counsel for the patient or recipient in connection with or for use in certain proceedings; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegates Lam, Branch, Gutierrez, McComas, and Morhaim
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0864
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Elderly Persons -see also- Vulnerable Adults
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Legal Aid
Mental and Behavioral Health
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Vulnerable Adults -see also- Developmental Disabilities; Eld
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(10-624, 10-631, 10-632, 10-803, 4-302, 4-306, 4-307)

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February 14, 2018 4:04 P.M.