SB0864 (CH0682)

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

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 682

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 after 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:Senators Kelley, Conway, Currie, Ferguson, Guzzone, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Robinson, Rosapepe, Smith, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1392
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
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
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
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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May 18, 2018 4:09 P.M.