Bill: HB 1810 (SB 5800) — 2017
Concerning obligations of mental health professionals (Cody, Graves, Macri)
Requires a mental health professional or an individual health care provider providing mental health services to a patient to warn or to take reasonable precautions to provide protection from a patient's violent behavior only if the patient has communicated to the mental health professional or individual health care provider an actual threat of physical violence against a reasonably identifiable victim or victims.
Hearing Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 -- 8:00 am
WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1810&Year=2017 (opens a new browser tab)