Health care providers; joint subcommittee to study feasibility of offering liability protection. (HJ701)

Introduced By

Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; health care provider liability; report. Establishes a joint subcommittee to study the feasibility of offering liability protections to health care providers rendering aid during a state or local emergency. The joint subcommittee shall examine the estimated benefits to the citizens of the Commonwealth of enhanced liability protections for health care providers during emergencies as well as determine how many other states provide these kinds of liability protections. Read the Bill »


03/07/2007: Passed the House


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 077722105
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Rules
02/02/2007Taken up
02/02/2007Engrossed by House
02/02/2007Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (91-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007Communicated to Senate
02/05/2007Reading waived
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on Rules
02/19/2007Committee substitute printed 076136316-S1
02/19/2007Reported from Rules with substitute
02/20/2007Reading waived (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007Motion to reconsider Passed by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Passed by for the day
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/21/2007Committee substitute agreed to 076136316-S1
02/21/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HJ701S1
02/21/2007Agreed to by Senate with substitute by voice vote
02/22/2007Placed on Calendar
02/22/2007Senate substitute rejected by House (3-Y 95-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: REJECTED (3-Y 95-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007Senate insisted on substitute (30-Y 0-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: (30-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007Senate requested conference committee
02/22/2007House acceded to request
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by House
02/22/2007Delegates: Hamilton, O'Bannon, Brink
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by Senate
02/22/2007Senators: Potts, Quayle, Bell
02/23/2007Conference substitute printed 076151316-H1
02/23/2007Reading of conference report waived
02/23/2007Conference report agreed to by Senate
02/23/2007Conference report agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/23/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ701ER)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SJ390.