HB 1001 Custody and visitation; use of mental health records of parent.
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Summary as enacted with Governor's Recommendation: (all summaries)
Custody and visitation. Provides that in any case in which custody or visitation of a child is at issue, any information obtained during therapy and the records kept by any licensed mental health care provider concerning a parent shall be privileged and confidential. Additionally, a mental health care provider may not be required to testify on behalf of or against a parent or adult relative of the parent except that the court may order the provider to testify on child abuse matters. The privilege and confidentiality provisions do not apply to providers who have conducted or are conducting an independent mental health evaluation pursuant to a court order. The bill is effective July 1, 2003.

Full text:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/09/02 024371836  pdf
02/09/02  House: Committee substitute printed 024551836-H1  pdf
03/14/02  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1001ER)  pdf
04/17/02  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB1001ER2)  pdf
04/18/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0881)  pdf

Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed
Governor's recommendation

01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/09/02 024371836
01/09/02  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/02  House: Reported from C. J. with substitute (14-Y 8-N)
02/09/02  House: Committee substitute printed 024551836-H1
02/09/02  House: Read first time
02/11/02  House: Read second time
02/11/02  House: Committee substitute agreed to 024551836-H1
02/11/02  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute 024551836-H1
02/12/02  House: Read third time and passed House (76-Y 24-N)
02/12/02  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (76-Y 24-N)
02/12/02  House: Communicated to Senate
02/13/02  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/02  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/04/02  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice w/amds (9-Y 4-N 2-A)
03/05/02  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
03/05/02  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (38-Y 0-N)
03/06/02  Senate: Read third time
03/06/02  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
03/06/02  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
03/06/02  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/06/02  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (31-Y 9-N)
03/06/02  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (31-Y 9-N)
03/07/02  House: Placed on Calendar
03/07/02  House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (80-Y 5-N)
03/07/02  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (80-Y 5-N)
03/14/02  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1001ER)
03/18/02  House: Enrolled
03/18/02  House: Signed by Speaker
03/19/02  Senate: Signed by President
04/08/02  House: Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/02  House: Placed on Calendar
04/17/02  House: House concurred in Gov's recommendation (96-Y 2-N)
04/17/02  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 2-N)
04/17/02  Senate: Senate concurred in Gov's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
04/17/02  Senate: VOTE: ADOPT GOV. RECOMM. (40-Y 0-N)
04/17/02  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
04/17/02  House: Reenrolled
04/17/02  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB1001ER2)
04/17/02  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/17/02  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
04/17/02  House: Enacted, Chapter 881 (effective 7/1/03)
04/18/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0881)