SB 1024 Doctor of medicine, etc.; reporting disabilities of drivers to DMV, not subject to civil liability.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Health care practitioners; reporting disabilities of drivers. Provides that any doctor of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, or podiatry or any nurse practitioner, physician assistant, optometrist, physical therapist, or clinical psychologist who reports to the Department of Motor Vehicles the existence, or probable existence, of a mental or physical disability or infirmity of any person licensed to operate a motor vehicle that the reporting individual believes affects such person's ability to operate a motor vehicle safely is not subject to civil liability or deemed to have violated the practitioner-patient privilege unless he has acted in bad faith or with malicious intent. This bill is identical to HB 1514.

Full text:
01/04/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101500D  pdf | impact statement
01/19/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17104028D-S1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1024ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/24/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0720)  pdf

House amendments
House amendments engrossed

01/04/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101500D
01/04/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/19/17  Senate: Reported from Education and Health with substitute (9-Y 5-N 1-A)
01/19/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17104028D-S1
01/20/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/23/17  Senate: Read second time
01/23/17  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
01/23/17  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 17104028D-S1
01/23/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1024S1
01/24/17  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 12-N)
01/31/17  House: Placed on Calendar
01/31/17  House: Read first time
01/31/17  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/10/17  House: Referred from Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
02/10/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/13/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (9-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  House: Read second time
02/22/17  House: Read third time
02/22/17  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/22/17  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/22/17  House: Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/23/17  Senate: House amendment agreed to by Senate (32-Y 8-N)
03/07/17  Senate: Enrolled
03/07/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1024ER)
03/07/17  House: Signed by Speaker
03/10/17  Senate: Signed by President
03/13/17  Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/24/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 720 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0720)