HB 1777 Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association. Specifies that the limits of liability for policies written in the Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association may not exceed two million for each claimant under any one policy and six million for all claimants under one policy in any one year. Currently, the limits of liability for such policies may not exceed one million for each claimant under any one policy and three million for all claimants under one policy in any one year. This measure will conform this provision with the cap on recovery in medical malpractice actions. The measure has an emergency clause.

Full text:
01/08/03  House: Pres. & ord. printed w/emg. clause pref.01/07/03 030321254  pdf | impact statement
02/28/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1777ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/26/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0488)  pdf

Status:
01/08/03  House: Pres. & ord. printed w/emg. clause pref.01/07/03 030321254
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/14/03  House: Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N)
01/16/03  House: Read first time
01/17/03  House: Passed by for the day
01/20/03  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/21/03  House: Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
01/21/03  House: VOTE: PASSAGE EMERGENCY (98-Y 0-N)
01/21/03  House: Communicated to Senate
01/22/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/22/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/17/03  Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N)
02/18/03  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/03  Senate: Read third time
02/19/03  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
02/28/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1777ER)
03/05/03  House: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/16/03  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 488 (effective 3/16/03)
03/26/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0488)