Health care providers; civil immunity for members of or consultants to boards or committees. (SB253)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Civil immunity for members of or consultants to certain boards or committees; accreditation; health care providers. Expands the list of accreditation entities that may accredit health systems to include any entity granted authority to do so under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The bill also extends civil liability protection to members of, or consultants to, boards or committees established under guidelines approved or adopted by statewide or local associations representing licensed health care providers. Amends § 8.01-581.16, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101786D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/15/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/16/2014Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014Placed on Calendar
01/20/2014Read first time
01/20/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2014Read second time
02/20/2014Passed by for the day
02/21/2014Passed by for the day
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Enrolled
02/26/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB253ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Signed by President
03/27/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 363 (effective 7/1/14)
03/27/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0363)

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 25 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB130.