Sec. 8 . (a) The court may order the release of the patient's mental health record without the patient's consent upon the showing of good cause following a hearing under IC 16-39-3 or in a proceeding under IC 31-30 through IC 31-40 following a hearing held under the Indiana Rules of Trial Procedure.
(b) A provider shall, upon the request of a court that has committed a patient under IC 12-26-7, IC 12-26-8, IC 35-36-2-4 , or IC 35-36-3, release to the court any information from the patient's mental health record that is required by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for transmission to NICS (as defined in IC 35-47-2.5-2.5 ) in accordance with IC 33-24-6-3 .
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