Nurses, licensed; presumption of knowledge of statewide standard of care. (HB584)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Presumption of knowledge of statewide standard of care; malpractice. Adds nurses licensed by a state participating in the Nurse Licensure Compact to those persons presumed to know the statewide standard of care in the field in which they are qualified or certified for purposes of medical malpractice actions or proceedings before a medical malpractice review panel. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081132608
01/08/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB584)
01/16/2008Assigned Courts sub: Mental Health
01/16/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/04/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Read first time
02/07/2008Read second time
02/07/2008Committee amendment agreed to
02/07/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB584E
02/07/2008Printed as engrossed 081132608-E
02/08/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB584E)
02/08/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Communicated to Senate
02/11/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/18/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2008Read third time
02/20/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB584ER)
02/22/2008Signed by Speaker
02/25/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB584ER)
02/25/2008Signed by President
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 124 (effective 7/1/08)
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 125 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0125)