Senate Bill 0180
DIGEST OF SB180 (Updated February 4, 2003 3:19 PM - DI 84)
Access to autopsy information. Permits a physician or coroner to use a photograph, a video recording, or an audio recording of an autopsy to consult with a forensic scientist or pathologist. Describes identifying information that must be masked or removed from an autopsy photograph, video recording, or audio recording before it may be used for training or educational purposes. Requires a physician and coroner or coroner's designee to warn each person to whom the information is released that the information is confidential and may not be used for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally released. Makes it a Class A misdemeanor for a person who is granted access to autopsy information for training, education, or professional consultation to use it for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally released. Makes a technical correction.
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