Concerning establishing a legal privilege related to testifying without consent for disability advocates.
2016 Regular Session
Courts & Judicial
The bill establishes a legal privilege related to testifying without consent for disability advocates (advocate). The privilege applies if a communication made to the advocate was by a person with a disability who had retained the services of the advocate, and the communication was directly related to providing effective communication accommodation, as that term is defined by the 'Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990'.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)