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Relating to the retention by hospitals and physicians of medical records of a sexual assault victim.
According to the Legislative Budget Board, no fiscal impact to the state is anticipated.
HB 531 would amend statutes of the Health and Safety Code as well as the Occupations Code to restrict the destruction of sexual assault medical records until 20 years after the record was created.
Texas Action remains neutral on HB 531 as it neither advances nor hinders our liberty principles.