92nd General Assembly
Status of SB1834
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the Lupus Erythematosus Registry Act.  Provides that  the      
   Registry shall consist of a record of all cases of lupus that occur in      
   this  State.   Grants the Department of Public Health the authority to      
   require hospitals, laboratories, physicians, and other facilities that      
   diagnose lupus to report the cases to the Department.   Provides  that      
   the  Department must maintain confidentiality with regards to personal      
   information about the patient.  Limits  the  liability  of  hospitals,      
   physicians, or other facilities submitting confidential information to      
   the  Department.   Provides  that  the Department shall file an annual      
   report to the General Assembly containing information on the  progress      
   of  the  Registry  and  descriptions  of  any related studies that are      
   underway or have been completed.                                            
   FEB-06-2002  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-06-2002  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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