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CS/SB 1850: Public Records/Photograph, Video, Audio Recording of an Autopsy Held by a Medical Examiner

PUBLIC RECORDS/GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Stewart

Public Records/Photograph, Video, Audio Recording of an Autopsy Held by a Medical Examiner; Providing that a legal guardian shall have access, under certain circumstances, to a photograph or video or audio recording of an autopsy held by a medical examiner; providing that a legal guardian shall be given reasonable notice of, a copy of, and reasonable notice of an opportunity to be present and heard at any hearing on a petition to view or make a copy of such photograph or recording under certain circumstances; providing for future legislative review and repeal of the exemption; providing a statement of public necessity, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2018 Senate • Filed
1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 194
1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 194
1/25/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/30/18, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/30/2018 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 243
1/31/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 247
2/1/2018 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 243
2/8/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/13/18, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2/13/2018 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 347
• Now in Rules -SJ 347
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Rules