Any health practitioner who performs a forensic medical examination of a person in the custody of law enforcement from whom evidence is sought in connection with a sexual assault crime, shall prepare a written report on standard form of the Office of Emergency Services and provided to law enforcement agency with custody of the individual. The examination and report is subject to the confidentiality requirements of the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act.
Persons who have been deemed mentally incompetent by a court of any state may not own or possess firearms. Each state maintains a mental health firearms prohibition information system. All such information (including records of not guilty by reason of insanity judgments, commitment to a facility because the person was a danger to themself or others, or other mental health records) shall be kept confidential and used only to determine eligibility to purchase or possess firearms or other deadly weapons.
Within 10 days of a state court judgment that a licensed health care provider is liable for any death or personal injury resulting in a judgment exceeding $30,000 caused by negligence, error or omission in practice, or his or her rendering unauthorized professional services, the clerk of the relevant court that rendered the judgment shall report that fact to the agency that issued the license, certificate, or other similar authority.
A licensing agency may order a licentiate to be examined by one or more physicians, surgeons or psychologists if the licentiate appears to be unable to practice his profession safely due to of an impairment caused by mental or physical illness. The examination report must be made available to the licentiate and may used as evidence in subsequent proceedings.
No copy, reproduction, or facsimile shall be made of any photograph, negative, or print, including instant photographs and video tapes, of the body of a deceased person, taken by or for the coroner at the scene of death or in the course of a post mortem examination or autopsy, except for criminal proceeding or by order of court.
Any party may obtain discovery regarding any matter relevant to the pending action or to the determination of a motion in the action if the matter is admissible as evidence or reasonably calculated to lead to the discovery of admissible evidence, unless the matter is privileged or discovery is limited by the court.