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

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


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)
02/16/2011Bill 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)


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.