HJ 183 Physicians and Hospitals, Joint Subcommittee Studying Risk Management Plans for; continued.
Clifford L. Athey, Jr. | all patrons    ...    notes
| add to my profiles

Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Study; medical malpractice; report. Continues the Joint Subcommittee Studying Risk Management Plans for Physicians and Hospitals to study various aspects of medical malpractice in Virginia, which may include: (i) the effectiveness of the current statutory framework of medical malpractice panels and whether the current framework should be amended to enhance efficiency or be eliminated and replaced with other procedural vehicles such as pre-trial certification of expert witnesses to reduce nonmeritorious claims or effectively evaluate claims; (ii) the feasibility of establishing a multijurisdictional pilot health court and subsequently a system of health courts in the Commonwealth; (iii) the breadth and impact of the risk management program established by SB 601 (2004), and (iv) effective peer review processes. This resolution incorporates HJR 50.

Full text:
01/17/06  House: Presented and ordered printed 064616220  pdf
02/24/06  Senate: Committee substitute printed 065014220-S1  pdf
03/23/06  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ183ER)  pdf

Status:
01/17/06  House: Unanimous consent to introduce
01/17/06  House: Presented and ordered printed 064616220
01/17/06  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/08/06  House: Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N)
02/10/06  House: Taken up
02/10/06  House: Engrossed by House
02/10/06  House: Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/06  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/06  House: Communicated to Senate
02/13/06  Senate: Reading waived
02/13/06  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/24/06  Senate: Reported from Rules with substitute by voice vote
02/24/06  Senate: Committee substitute printed 065014220-S1
02/27/06  Senate: Reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/06  Senate: VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/28/06  Senate: Read third time
02/28/06  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/28/06  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 065014220-S1
02/28/06  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HJ183S1
02/28/06  Senate: Agreed to by Senate with substitute by voice vote
03/01/06  House: Placed on Calendar
03/02/06  House: Senate substitute agreed to by House (97-Y 1-N)
03/02/06  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 1-N)
03/23/06  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ183ER)