- Health – Mental and Emotional Disorders – Consent (Mental Health Access Initiative)
- Sponsored by
- Senator Augustine
- In the Senate - Hearing 2/02 at 1:00 p.m.
Altering the minimum age, from 16 years to 12 years, at which a minor has the same capacity as an adult to consent to consultation, diagnosis, and certain treatment of a mental or emotional disorder by a health care provider or clinic; and providing that a health care provider may decide to provide certain information to a certain parent, guardian, or custodian under certain provisions of law unless the health care provider believes that the disclosure will lead to harm to the minor or deter the minor from seeking care.
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