Medical reports as evidence; general district court. (HB1037)

Introduced By

Del. Johnny Joannou (D-Portsmouth)

Progress

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

Description

Medical reports as evidence; general district court. Provides that a medical report from a treating or examining health care provider may be admitted into evidence in a civil action for personal injuries or to resolve a dispute with an insurance company or health care provider in general district court or an appeal to circuit court, provided such report is accompanied by a sworn statement from the custodian of such report stating that the report is a true and accurate copy of the report. Currently, the report may only be admitted if it is accompanied by a sworn statement of the treating or examining health care provider. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2014Committee
01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100046D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/20/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2014Read first time
01/30/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
02/17/2014Read third time
02/17/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2014Enrolled
02/19/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1037ER)
02/19/2014Signed by Speaker
02/21/2014Signed by President
03/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 85 (effective 7/1/14)
03/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0085)

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 2 minutes.