Senate Bill 41
Provide testimonial privilege to qualified advocates
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Long Title: To amend sections 2151.421, 2317.02, and 2921.22 of the Revised Code to provide generally a testimonial privilege for communications between a qualified advocate rendering advocacy services and a victim of sexual violence, menacing by stalking, or domestic violence, to exempt the nondisclosure of that privileged communication from the offense of failure to report a crime, to require a qualified advocate to report knowledge or reasonable suspicion of child abuse or neglect of the victim except for privileged communications, and to specify circumstances in which the victim is considered to have waived the privilege.
Version: As Introduced