HB0821

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings - Communications Between Patient or Client and Health Care Professional - Exceptions to Privilege

Sponsored by:

Delegate Simmons

Status:

In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings


Synopsis:Creating an exception to the privilege of communications of a patient or client if the disclosure is necessary to prove a charge in a specified criminal proceeding against the patient, former patient, client, or former client; creating an exception to the privilege of communications of a patient or client if the disclosure is necessary to establish a claim on behalf of a specified health care professional in a civil proceeding against the patient, former patient, client, or former client; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Simmons
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Disclosure
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Harassment
Patients
Privacy
Privileged Communications
Psychiatrists
Psychologists
Trials
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(9-109, 9-109.1, 9-121)

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October 24, 2017 1:03 P.M.