SEX EXPLOITATION BY HEALTH PRO
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Sexual Exploitation in Psychotherapy Act. Changes the
title to the Sexual Exploitation in Psychotherapy, Professional Health
Services, and Professional Mental Health Services Act. Provides for a
cause of action for sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient
by an unlicensed health professional or unlicensed mental health
professional. Authorizes the Attorney General to bring an action for
injunctive relief against a psychotherapist, unlicensed health
professional, or unlicensed mental health professional. Makes
violation of court order a Class 4 felony punishable by a fine not to
exceed $25,000; also provides for a civil penalty of $10,000 for
contempt. Effective immediately.
There will be a minimal impact on this Dept.
FISCAL IMPACT NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
No change from previous note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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