HB 1514 Doctor of medicine, etc.; reporting disabilities of drivers to DMV, not subject to civil liability.
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Summary as passed House: (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 SB 1024.

Full text:
12/21/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103034D  pdf | impact statement
01/27/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104297D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/23/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1514ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/24/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0712)  pdf

Status:
12/21/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103034D
12/21/16  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/23/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (9-Y 1-N)
01/27/17  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104297D-H1
01/31/17  House: Read first time
02/01/17  House: Passed by for the day
02/02/17  House: Read second time
02/02/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17104297D-H1
02/02/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1514H1
02/03/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N)
02/06/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/17  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/17  Senate: Rereferred from Courts of Justice (10-Y 0-N)
02/08/17  Senate: Rereferred to Education and Health
02/16/17  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (11-Y 4-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  Senate: Read third time
02/20/17  Senate: Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)
02/23/17  House: Enrolled
02/23/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1514ER)
02/23/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/24/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/28/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/24/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 712 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0712)