Medical information; protection by adding definition of personal information. (SB1229)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Protection of medical information. Adds further protections to medical information by (i) adding medical information and health insurance information to the definition of personal information, which requires an individual to be notified in the case of a database security breach, and (ii) adding a corporation organized for the purpose of maintaining medical information to the definition of health care provider in the health records privacy act. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094032201
01/13/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/09/2009Subj. referred to Jt. Comm. on Tech. & Sci. & Jt. Comm. on Hlth Care pursuant to Sen. Rule 30 (L)
02/09/2009Passed by in Courts of Justice with letter (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Subj. referred to Jt. Comm. on Tech. & Sci. & Jt. Comm. on Hlth Care pursuant to Sen. Rule 20 (L)