2007 Regular Session
SB 244 A
Overview
At the request of: (at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Judiciary)
Chief Sponsors:
Regular Sponsors: (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to DNA tests; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Deletes sunset from provisions relating to performance of certain DNA tests.
<b>Allows health care provider or health insurer to retain genetic information without authorization if retention is for treatment, payment or health care operations by provider or insurer. Allows health care provider or health insurer, under specified conditions, to disclose genetic information without authorization to another covered entity for health care operations activities if other entity has relationship with individual who is subject of protected information. Declares emergency, effective on passage.</b>
Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
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