Medical malpractice; privileged communications of certain committees. (SB1469)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Medical malpractice; privileged communications of certain committees.  Provides that nothing in the statute governing privileged communications of certain health committees shall be construed as providing any privilege to any health care provider, emergency medical services agency, community services board, or behavioral health authority with respect to any factual information regarding specific patient care or treatment, including patient care incidents, whether oral, electronic, or written. The deliberative process, opinions, and reports of expert witnesses retained by any medical staff committee, utilization review committee, or other committee, board, group, commission, or other entity, and the analyses, findings, conclusions, and recommendations of such entities, shall be privileged under the aforementioned statute. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2011Presented and ordered printed 11104157D
01/21/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/2011Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/31/2011Committee substitute printed 11104595D-S1
01/31/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Read second time
02/02/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/02/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104595D-S1
02/02/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1469S1
02/03/2011Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/21/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Read second time
02/24/2011Read third time
02/24/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/24/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1469ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/28/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 753 (effective 7/1/11)
03/28/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0753)


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 50 seconds.