H.R.6371: Patients' Privacy Protection Act of 2005

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Bill Summary

Patients' Privacy Protection Act of 2005 (sic) - Amends the Federal Rules of Evidence to declare that a patient has a privilege with respect to any evidence consisting of a confidential communication or record made in the course of medical treatment by a duly licensed health care provider. Authorizes a court to order the disclosure of such a communication or record to the extent the court determines that the public interest in disclosure...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Dec. 5, 2006

Introduced in the House by Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

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