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HOUSE BILL NO. 617
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H0617.................................................by HEALTH AND WELFARE
MEDICAL RECORDS - Adds to existing law to provide access to medical records
about a person by that person.
02/05 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/06 Rpt prt - to Health/Wel
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 617
BY HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO MEDICAL RECORDS; AMENDING CHAPTER 43, TITLE 39, IDAHO CODE, BY THE
3 ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 39-4308, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO MEDI-
4 CAL RECORDS ABOUT A PERSON BY THAT PERSON.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Chapter 43, Title 39, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
7 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
8 ignated as Section 39-4308, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
9 39-4308. ACCESS TO MEDICAL RECORDS ABOUT A PERSON BY THAT PERSON. A per-
10 son may inspect and copy, at his own expense, all documents created or
11 obtained by any medical care provider pertaining to that person.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
To afford the people of Idaho a legal right to receive copies of
their health care records.
Name: Rep. Bill Sali
Phone: (208) 332-1000
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 617