SB 1131 Modifies provisions on confidential medical test results
Sponsor: Goodman
LR Number: 5407S.01I Fiscal Note: 5407-01
Committee: Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health
Last Action: 4/5/2006 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health Committee (5407S.03C) Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 1131 - Under current law, all medical testing results and personal information obtained from any individual shall be held confidential with certain exceptions. This act provides that notwithstanding any provision to the contrary, no consent shall be required for the Department of Health and Senior Services to disclose such testing results and information of a newborn infant to a health care provider providing treatment to the infant.

This act is similar to HB 1477 (2006).