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North Carolina Legislation Threat to Physician-Patient Communication

North Carolina:  Senate Bill 765

Short Title:  No Firearms Questions During Medical Exams
A BILL to prohibit health care providers from questioning patients about lawful activity related to firearms and ammunition when providing health care to patients and to authorize the imposition of a fine on health care providers who engage in the prohibited conduct.

  • Bill Status – Awaiting Senate Committee action.  Legislature scheduled to adjourn early June.

SB 765 referred to the Committee on Rules and Operations of the Senate, 4/20/2011


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