HB 1906 Medical malpractice; expert witnesses.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Medical malpractice; expert witnesses. Limits the number of expert witnesses a party may designate, identify, or call to testify to no more than two per medical discipline on any issue presented. The bill does not limit the number of treating health care providers who may be called as witnesses. The bill permits the court to waive any limitations on medical experts, so long as the calling party pays all the costs incurred in their discovery, and to limit the number of other experts a party may designate, identify, or call to testify in the action.

Full text:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 036682848  pdf
02/27/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1906ER)  pdf
03/24/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0251)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

Status:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 036682848
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/31/03  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
02/01/03  House: Read first time
02/03/03  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/04/03  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  House: Communicated to Senate
02/05/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/03  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/03  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice w/amd (14-Y 0-N)
02/18/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/03  Senate: Read third time
02/18/03  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/18/03  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/03  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/03  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/03  House: Placed on Calendar
02/20/03  House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/20/03  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
02/27/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1906ER)
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 251 (effective 7/1/03)
03/24/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0251)