Copies of medical bills and charges; no cost to patient up to three times every twelve months. (SB1154)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Copies of medical bills and charges; no cost. Provides that a patient, patient's attorney, or insurance provider may obtain a list of charges or an account balance pertaining to that patient at no cost. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091415272
01/13/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/20/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1154)
02/02/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Read second time
02/04/2009Reading of amendments waived
02/04/2009Committee amendments agreed to
02/04/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1154E
02/04/2009Printed as engrossed 091415272-E
02/05/2009Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/18/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1154E)
02/23/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read second time
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Committee amendments agreed to
02/25/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/25/2009Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Enrolled
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1154ER)
03/09/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1154ER)
03/09/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 270 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0270)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 55 seconds.