LD 266 (subjects: LAW ENFORCEMENT , PROCEDURES )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=266&PID=1456&snum=127
- Rep. Patricia Hymanson of York: (D – District 4) — e-mail
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Sen. Eric Brakey of Androscoggin: (R – District 20) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
|2/5/2015||House||Committee on Health and Human Services suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|2/10/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin, REFERRED to the Committee on Health and Human Services, in concurrence.|
|5/14/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Allow Access for Law Enforcement Officers to the List of Registered Primary Caregivers for Medical Marijuana Patients
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA 2425, sub- 8, G, as amended by PL 2013, c. 516, 13, is further amended to read:
(1) To department employees who are responsible for carrying out this chapter;
(2) Pursuant to court order or subpoena issued by a court;
(3) With written permission of the registered patient or the patient’s guardian, if the patient is under guardianship, or a parent, if the patient has not attained 18 years of age;
(4) As permitted or required for the disclosure of health care information pursuant to section 1711-C;
(5) To a law enforcement official for verification purposes. The records may not be disclosed further than necessary to achieve the limited goals of a specific investigation , except that a list of the registered primary caregivers in a law enforcement official’s jurisdiction may be disclosed to assist the law enforcement official in ruling out a caregiver when verifying reports of criminal activity; and
(6) To a registered patient’s treating medical provider and to a registered patient’s registered primary caregiver for the purpose of carrying out this chapter.
This bill permits the disclosure of the Department of Health and Human Services list of registered caregivers for medical marijuana patients in a law enforcement official’s jurisdiction to allow the law enforcement official to rule out a registered primary caregiver when verifying reports of criminal activity.
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