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SB 1196: Minor Patients


Minor Patients; Requiring a hospital or medical facility to maintain and store all medical films and records of a minor patient until the patient reaches the age of 18 years; tolling the statute of limitations with respect to any medical-related civil action brought by, or on behalf of, an ill or injured minor until the minor reaches the age of 18 years, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/8/2017 Senate • Filed
    12/18/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 89
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 88
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 1196, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/8/2017 at 9:02 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    395.302 Patient records; penalties for alteration. Page 1 (pdf)
    766.306 Tolling of statute of limitations. Page 2 (pdf)

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