Health records privacy; creates exceptions to disclose records to law-enforcement officers. (HB2520)

Introduced By

Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health records privacy; exceptions. Creates an exception to an individual's right of privacy in the content of his health records so that health care entities may disclose records to law-enforcement officers for the purpose of identifying or locating a suspect, fugitive, person required to register with the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry, material witness, or missing person. Specifies the type of information that may be disclosed. Read the Bill »


03/19/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 077713105
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/23/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/03/2007Committee substitute printed 077846342-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077846342-H1
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2520H1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/15/2007Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Read third time
02/19/2007Reading of amendments waived
02/19/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/19/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/19/2007Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Placed on Calendar
02/21/2007Senate amendments agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2520ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/19/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2520ER)
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 497 (effective 7/1/07)
03/27/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0497)