Honorable Joan Huffman, Chair, Senate Committee on State Affairs
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB779 by Huffman (Relating to the access to certain medical test results by a grand jury.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Health and Safety Code to indicate that certain medical test results would not be subject to any subpoena with the exception of a grand jury subpoena. The Department of State Health Services indicates it could absorb the costs associated with implementation of the bill within its current resources.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.