Custody and visitation cases; admissibility of mental health care records. (SB331)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Admissibility of mental health care records in custody and visitation cases. Repeals the current law, which provides that in any case in which custody or visitation of a child is at issue, the mental health records concerning a parent shall be privileged and confidential and the mental health care provider may not be required to testify on behalf of or against a parent or any of the parent's adult relatives. Read the Bill »


01/30/2008: Merged into SB330


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081527216
01/08/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/30/2008Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB330-Quayle) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


Alison Hymes writes:

Thank you God. Oh, and the legislature too :).