Medical malpractice; privileged communications of certain committees. (HB2373)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Medical malpractice; privileged communications of certain committees.  Provides that medical records and incident reports prepared by first-hand witnesses regarding occurrences involving actual or potential injury or death of a patient or business invitee of a health care provider are not privileged communications. Amends § 8.01-581.17, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2011Presented and ordered printed 11102138D
01/13/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2011Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/19/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
01/31/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Committee substitute printed 11104471D-H1
01/31/2011Incorporates HB2377
02/02/2011Read first time
02/03/2011Read second time
02/03/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104471D-H1
02/03/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2373H1
02/04/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/04/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/09/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Read third time
02/14/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Enrolled
02/16/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2373ER)
02/16/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2373ER)
02/16/2011Signed by Speaker
02/16/2011Signed by President
02/25/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 15 (effective 7/1/11)
02/25/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0015)

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 1 minute.