Surgical complications; requires physicians to report. (HB1543)

Introduced By

Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen) with support from co-patron Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health records; surgical complications reporting. Requires physicians to report complications resulting from elective outpatient surgical procedures. The report shall not contain any identifying information. Willful failure to report shall constitute a Class 1 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »


02/28/2008: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/18/2008Presented and ordered printed 084025568
01/18/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/24/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1543)
01/29/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2008Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2008Committee substitute printed 088570568-H1
01/30/2008Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources (Hamilton)
02/06/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1543H1)
02/08/2008Reported from Appropriations (24-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Read second time
02/11/2008Committee substitute agreed to 088570568-H1
02/11/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1543H1
02/12/2008Read third time and passed House (87-Y 12-N)
02/12/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (87-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Communicated to Senate
02/13/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2008Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/19/2008Assigned Education sub: Health Care
02/28/2008Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (10-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)