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Section 307.647

 
Section 307.647 is not yet in effect. It becomes effective on September 30, 2021.

(A)(1) Notwithstanding section 3701.17 and any other section of the Revised Code pertaining to confidentiality, any individual, law enforcement agency, or other public or private entity that provided services to a person whose death is being reviewed by a suicide fatality review committee, on the request of the review committee, shall submit to the review committee a summary sheet of information.

(a) With respect to a request made to a health care entity, the summary sheet shall contain only information available and reasonably drawn from the person's medical record created by the health care entity.

(b) With respect to a request made to any other individual or entity, the summary sheet shall contain only information available and reasonably drawn from any record involving the person that the individual or entity develops in the normal course of business.

(c) On the request of the review committee, an individual or entity may, at the individual or entity's discretion, make any additional information, documents, or reports available to the review committee.

(2) For purposes of the review, the committee shall have access to confidential information provided to the committee under this section or division (I)(4) of section 2151.421 of the Revised Code, and each member of the committee shall preserve the confidentiality of that information.

(3) On the request of the review committee, a county coroner shall make available to the review committee the coroner's full and complete record as described in section 313.10 of the Revised Code that relates to the person whose death is being reviewed by the committee.

(B) Notwithstanding division (A) of this section, no person, entity, law enforcement agency, or prosecuting attorney shall provide any information regarding the death of a person to a suicide fatality review committee while an investigation of the death or prosecution of a person for causing the death is pending unless the prosecuting attorney has agreed pursuant to section 307.645 of the Revised Code to allow review of the death.

Last updated July 30, 2021 at 10:24 AM

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