SB 578 (2014) -  Domestic Partners

by Sobel (CO-SPONSORS) Margolis; Joyner; Soto; Bullard; Smith
Requiring a facility providing mental health services to authorize access to a patient by his or her domestic partner; adding “domestic partner” to the definition of the term “patient representative” as it relates to the Florida Electronic Health Records Exchange Act; establishing requirements for domestic partnership; identifying rights afforded to domestic partners; providing for termination of a domestic partnership; providing that a domestic partner may serve as a health care proxy, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2014
Last Event: 05/02/14 S Died in Health Policy on Friday, May 2, 2014 10:39 PM

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  • Health Policy
  • Community Affairs
  • Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
  • Judiciary

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Health Policy Time: 05/02/2014 - 10:39 PM Member: Committee: Health Policy Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 47 Time: 03/04/2014 - 8:13 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Health Policy; Community Affairs; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary -SJ 48 Time: 01/10/2014 - 8:35 AM Member: Committee: Health Policy Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 01/03/2014 - 12:52 PM Member: Committee: Version: __