Title 42
State Affairs and Government

Chapter 66.13
Supported Decision-Making Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-66.13-8

§ 42-66.13-8. Access to information.

(a) A supporter may assist the principal with obtaining any information to which the principal is entitled, including, with a signed and dated specific consent, protected health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 [Pub. L. 104-191], educational records under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 [20 U.S.C. § 1232g], or information protected by 42 U.S.C. § 290dd-2, 42 C.F.R. Part 2.

(b) The supporter shall ensure all information collected on behalf of the principal under this section is kept privileged and confidential, as applicable; is not subject to unauthorized access, use, or disclosure; and is properly disposed of when appropriate.

History of Section.
P.L. 2019, ch. 113, § 1; P.L. 2019, ch. 124, § 1.