HB 2741 Personal injury claims; Commonwealth's lien.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Personal injury claims; Commonwealth's lien. Adds nursing homes to the medical service providers that have liens on an injured person's personal injury claim. The bill provides that in any action against a nursing home for personal injuries or wrongful death, the injured party or his personal representative must give notice of the suit to the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) if DMAS has paid for any health care services. Notice must be provided within 60 days of filing the lawsuit or within 21 days of determining that DMAS has paid for health care services, whichever is later. The bill requires that DMAS respond in writing to requests for lien amounts within 60 days of receipt of any such request.

Full text:
01/16/03  House: Presented & ordered printed 031686783  pdf | impact statement
02/01/03  House: Committee substitute printed 030498783-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/21/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2741ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/26/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0525)  pdf

Status:
01/16/03  House: Presented & ordered printed 031686783
01/16/03  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/31/03  House: Reported from C. J. with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
02/01/03  House: Committee substitute printed 030498783-H1
02/01/03  House: Read first time
02/03/03  House: Read second time
02/03/03  House: Committee substitute agreed to 030498783-H1
02/03/03  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute 030498783-H1
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
02/12/03  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
02/14/03  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (37-Y 0-N)
02/14/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (37-Y 0-N)
02/17/03  Senate: Read third time
02/17/03  Senate: Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)
02/17/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (37-Y 0-N)
02/21/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2741ER)
02/22/03  House: Enrolled
02/22/03  House: Signed by Speaker
02/23/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/16/03  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 525 (effective 7/1/03)
03/26/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0525)