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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 210
Medical Patient Records; privacy regulations; release and handling; subpoenas; objections
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 2 of Chapter 9 of Title 24 of the O.C.G.A., relating to medical information, so as to clarify the procedures for subpoenaing medical records; to provide for legislative findings; to reconcile federal privacy regulations with state judicial decisions; to define a certain term; to provide conditions under which a provider shall be required to release medical records concerning a patient pursuant to a subpoena; to provide for notice to a patient who is the subject of medical records being subpoenaed; to provide for objections by patients; to provide for medical records of minors; to amend Chapter 33 of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to health records, so as to change the definition of a certain term; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/12/2002 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 32nd, 3rd, 12th
Apr/12/2002 - House Insisted
Apr/10/2002 - Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/19/2001 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/19/2001 - House Third Readers
Mar/14/2001 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/01/2001 - House Second Readers
Feb/27/2001 - House First Readers
Feb/26/2001 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Feb/26/2001 - Senate Third Read
Feb/22/2001 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/21/2001 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported As Amended
Feb/16/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/15/2001 - Senate Hopper
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