7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill provides that a health care provider has no duty to a nonpatient regarding a
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 ▸ provides that a health care provider is only responsible to the spouse, parent, or
14 child of a patient for providing or failing to provide health care.
15 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17 Other Special Clauses:
19 Utah Code Sections Affected:
21 78B-3-426, Utah Code Annotated 1953
23 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
24 Section 1. Section 78B-3-426 is enacted to read:
25 78B-3-426. Duty to nonpatient.
26 Except as provided in Section 78B-3-502, and except to a spouse, parent, or child of the
27 patient, a health care provider has no legal duty to a nonpatient for providing or failing to
28 provide health care, including medications, to a patient.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-20-15 12:53 PM
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel