2012 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 72
Sponsored By:
Delegates Rosenberg and Hubbard
Medical Treatment - Youth - Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Licensed Clinical Social Workers


Providing that a minor has the same capacity as an adult to consent to medical treatment if a registered nurse, physician assistant, or licensed clinical social worker makes a specified determination; providing that a registered nurse, physician assistant, licensed clinical social worker, or an individual under the direction of a registered nurse, physician assistant, or licensed clinical social worker who treats a minor is not liable for civil damages or subject to specified penalties under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 1/31 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Physician Assistants
Privileged Communications
Social Workers

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 20-102 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Health and Government Operations