Each agency shall ensure that no record containing personal information shall be modified, transferred, or destroyed to avoid compliance with. . . this chapter. An agency shall not remove or destroy personal information about an individual who has requested access to the information before allowing the individual access to the record containing the information.
The State Bar shall create confidential procedures to evaluate and determine the qualifications of judicial candidates, including the candidate’s health; and establish confidential methods for disclosing to the candidate adverse allegations about his or her health, physical or mental condition. All communications involved, including any communication made with a candidate or information source regarding the candidate’s qualifications, are absolutely privileged from disclosure and confidential.
If the patient requests, a health care provider shall provide the results of the laboratory test to the patient in written or oral form. Consent must be obtained to deliver results via electronic means. Electronic delivery or results shall be consistent with applicable federal law or state law. HIV antibody test, hepatitis infection tests, abusing the use of drugs, and tests related to routinely processed tissues revealing malignant results may not be conveyed by electronic means. Test results and health information may not be used for commercial purpose without patient consent.