SB 426 Allows community mental health liaisons to access specified confidential records maintained by specified institutions
Sponsor: Parson
LR Number: 2006S.01T Fiscal Notes
Committee: Veterans' Affairs and Health
Last Action: 7/13/2015 - Signed by Governor Journal Page: S1760-1761
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2015
House Handler: Franklin

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Current Bill Summary

SB 426 - This act requires specified residential facilities, mental health programs, and mental health facilities to disclose information and confidential records to Department of Mental Health-designated community mental health liaisons for the purpose of care and service coordination. Additionally, confidential records and files maintained by any court in civil commitment proceedings shall be made available to community mental health liaisons. The court may impose appropriate restrictions or require a showing of good cause before releasing such records.

This act is identical to HB 922 (2015).