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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

SB 7048: Disclosure of Confidential Records

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

Disclosure of Confidential Records; Requiring service providers to disclose information from a clinical record under certain circumstances relating to threats to cause seriously bodily injury or death; requiring, rather than authorizing, psychiatrists to disclose certain patient communications for purposes of notifying potential victims and law enforcement agencies of certain threats; requiring, rather than authorizing, psychologists to disclose certain patient and client communications for purposes of notifying potential victims and law enforcement agencies of certain threats; providing psychologists with immunity from specified liability and actions under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1418 (Ch. 2019-134)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Infrastructure and Security (IS)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/12/2019 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/19/19, 12:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
2/19/2019 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
2/20/2019 Senate • Filed
2/28/2019 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Rules -SJ 148
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 148
3/15/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 03/20/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/20/2019 Senate • Favorable by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 265
3/21/2019 Senate • Now in Rules
4/5/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/10/19, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
4/10/2019 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 342
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/15/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/19 -SJ 378
4/17/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 377
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/23/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 406
• Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 406, 407
4/23/2019 House • In Messages
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1418 (Ch. 2019-134)