SB 1316 Medical malpractice joint underwriting association; activation.
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Summary as enacted with Governor's Recommendation: (all summaries)
Medical malpractice joint underwriting association; activation. Requires the State Corporation Commission to commence an investigation of the voluntary market for medical malpractice insurance immediately, to determine whether there exists sufficient need to activate the medical malpractice joint underwriting association. The Commission shall activate the association if, after investigation, notice, and hearing, it finds that medical malpractice insurance cannot be made reasonably available in the voluntary market for a significant number of any class, type, or group of providers of health care. The Commission shall report its findings by December 31, 2003. The bill has an emergency clause.

Full text:
01/17/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 036834510  pdf | impact statement
02/28/03  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1316ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/02/03  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB1316ER2)  pdf
04/03/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1026)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed
Governor's recommendation

Status:
01/17/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 036834510
01/17/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/27/03  Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N)
01/29/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/29/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
01/30/03  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
01/31/03  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
01/31/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
01/31/03  Senate: Communicated to House
02/04/03  House: Placed on Calendar
02/04/03  House: Read first time
02/04/03  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/11/03  House: Reported from C. & L. with amendments (21-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  House: Read second time
02/14/03  House: Read third time
02/14/03  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/14/03  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/14/03  House: Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/14/03  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/18/03  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/19/03  Senate: House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/19/03  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/28/03  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1316ER)
03/05/03  Senate: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/24/03  Senate: Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/02/03  Senate: Placed on Calendar
04/02/03  Senate: Senate concurred in Gov's recommendation (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
04/02/03  Senate: VOTE: ADOPT GOV. RECOMM. (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
04/02/03  Governor: Emergency clause added by Governor's recommendation
04/02/03  House: House concurred in Gov's recommendation (93-Y 0-N)
04/02/03  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N)
04/02/03  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
04/02/03  House: Reenrolled
04/02/03  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
04/02/03  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/02/03  House: Enacted, Chapter 1026 (effective 4/2/03)
04/02/03  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB1316ER2)
04/03/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1026)