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Privileged Communications - Critical Incident Stress Management Services

Sponsored by:

Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting a critical incident stress management team member from disclosing communications or information received or acquired in confidence from a law enforcement officer, a correctional officer, or an emergency responder in the course of providing critical incident stress management services; prohibiting a critical incident stress management team member from being compelled to testify in certain proceedings or investigations; establishing certain exceptions; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Fraser-Hidalgo, Folden, Glass, and McMillan
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Correctional Officers
Emergency Medical Services
Fire Protection
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Mental and Behavioral Health
Privileged Communications
Rescue Squads -see also- Ambulances; Emergency Medical Serv
Volunteers -see also- Maryland Service Corps
Statutes:Article - Public Safety
(1-601, 1-602)

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February 26, 2018 8:11 A.M.