Proposed S.B. No. 499
Session Year 2013
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE DUTY OF A PSYCHIATRIST TO WARN LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES OF A DANGEROUS INDIVIDUAL IN SUCH PSYCHIATRIST'S CARE.

To require psychiatrists to alert local and state law enforcement authorities if they determine that a patient they are treating is either a threat or danger to himself or herself or to others.

Introduced by:
Sen. John A. Kissel, 7th Dist.

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 1/23/2013Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

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