SB 1267 (Padilla): Genetic Information Privacy Act
Author: Alex Padilla (D-20th District)
CHI Position: OPPOSE
Summary: SB 1267 (Padilla) would add a new provision to the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act that would prohibit a hospital, physician or other health care provider from obtaining, analyzing, retaining, or disclosing genetic information without the written authorization of the patient. A separate written authorization would be required for each separate disclosure.