Health care providers; joint subcommittee to study feasibility of offering liability protection. (SJ390)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)


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 »


02/27/2007: Passed the Senate


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 077721105
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Rules
02/02/2007Committee substitute printed 076127776-S1
02/05/2007Reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
02/05/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Read second time
02/06/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2007Committee substitute agreed to 076127776-S1
02/06/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SJ390S1
02/06/2007Reading waived (38-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/06/2007Communicated to House
02/09/2007Placed on Calendar
02/09/2007Referred to Committee on Rules
02/14/2007Committee substitute printed 072695776-H1
02/16/2007Taken up
02/16/2007Committee substitute agreed to 072695776-H1
02/16/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute SJ390H1
02/16/2007Agreed to by House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007House substitute rejected by Senate
02/21/2007House insisted on substitute
02/21/2007House requested conference committee
02/22/2007Senate acceded to request
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by Senate
02/22/2007Senators: Newman, Puckett, Bell
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by House
02/22/2007Delegates: Hamilton, O'Bannon, Brink
02/23/2007Conference substitute printed 076150776-S2
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2007Reading of conference report waived
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by Senate
02/27/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ390ER)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HJ701.