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HB 703: Elder Abuse Fatality Review Teams

GENERAL BILL by Watson, B. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes, J. ; Davis

Elder Abuse Fatality Review Teams; Authorizes establishment of elder abuse fatality review teams to review fatal & near-fatal incidents of elder abuse; specifies duties & purpose; provides immunity from liability for acts conducted in furtherance of review team's duties; exempts certain information & records acquired by review team from discovery or introduction into evidence in specified proceedings; prohibits person from being required to testify regarding records or information produced or presented during meetings or other activities of review team; assigning teams to DCF for administrative purposes.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/7/2017 House • Filed
2/15/2017 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 83
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 83
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee