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AB 120 - Prohibits Certain Actions Made by Health Care Providers from Being Used Against Them in Court - Key Vote

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Andre Jacque Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Certain Actions Made by Health Care Providers from Being Used Against Them in Court

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (19-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Certain Actions Made by Health Care Providers from Being Used Against Them in Court

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits certain sympathetic actions made by a health care provider from being used against them in court.

Highlights:

  • Prohibits the following actions taken by a “health care provider” or an agent or employee of a “health care provider” that express apology, fault, or sympathy to a patient or relative of a patient from being used as admissible evidence in a civil action or administrative hearing (Sec. 1):
    • The statements;
    • The gestures; or
    • The conduct. 
  • Expands the definition of “health care provider” to include an ambulatory surgery center, an adult family home, and a residential care apartment complex that is certified or registered by the Department of Health Services. (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Certain Actions Made by Health Care Providers from Being Used Against Them in Court

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