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A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the legislative council
to establish an interim study committee to study protecting the rights
of mental health patients.
Whereas, Health care, including mental health care, is one
of the most important resources Hoosiers have to provide a
secure and happy life for themselves and their family; and
Whereas, We must, however, strive to protect the rights of
patients while we are bringing them the best possible care:
SECTION 1. That the legislative council is urged to establish an
interim study committee to study how to protect the rights of mental
health patients by ensuring that mental health records, testing, and
psychotherapy notes are protected.
SECTION 2. That the committee, if established, shall operate under the direction of the legislative council, and that the committee shall issue a final report when directed to do so by the council.