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2018 Regular Session



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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lam


Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)

Synopsis:Requiring a health care provider to disclose certain medical and legal records without the authorization of an individual to a public defender who states in writing that the Office of the Public Defender represents the individual; requiring that only those records needed by the public defender to represent the individual shall be disclosed; requiring the records to be provided within 24 hours of a certain request; prohibiting a hearing officer from ordering the release of a certain individual on certain grounds; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
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
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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
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
State Hospitals
Vulnerable Adults -see also- Developmental Disabilities; Eld
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(10-625, 10-631, 10-632, 10-803, 4-306, 4-307)

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April 23, 2018 1:11 P.M.