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SB 1518: Medical Privacy Concerning Firearms


Medical Privacy Concerning Firearms; Deleting a provision preventing a health care practitioner or facility from entering disclosed information concerning patient firearm ownership into a patient’s medical record under certain circumstances; deleting a provision preventing a health care practitioner or facility from making a written inquiry or asking questions concerning a patient’s ownership of firearms or ammunition under certain circumstances; conforming provisions in the Florida Patient’s Bill of Rights and Responsibilities to changes made by the act, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2017 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
    3/2/2017 Senate • Filed
    3/14/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 199
    3/15/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 199
    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 1518, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/2/2017 at 2:26 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 6033 Medical Privacy Concerning Firearms Smith Identical Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    381.026 Florida Patient’s Bill of Rights and Responsibilities. Page 3 (pdf)
    790.338 Medical privacy concerning firearms; prohibitions; penalties; exceptions. Page 1 (pdf)

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