90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1184
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Short description: 
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.                                           
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE                                                    
          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

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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