Medical malpractice proceedings; health care providers, expert testimony. (HB1775)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion)

Progress

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

Description

Medical malpractice proceedings; health care providers; expert testimony. Provides that medical experts licensed in other states, but not in Virginia, are presumed to know the standard of care in Virginia, provided that they meet the educational and examination requirements for licensure in Virginia. The bill also extends this presumption to all health care providers who are licensed to practice in Virginia. Currently, such presumption is limited to physicians and nurses. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2015Committee
01/12/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102738D
01/12/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2015Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/21/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/27/2015Impact statement from VDH (HB1775)
01/28/2015Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Read first time
02/02/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2015Rereferred from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2015Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/16/2015Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Read third time
02/18/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Enrolled
02/23/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1775ER)
02/23/2015Impact statement from VDH (HB1775ER)
02/23/2015Signed by Speaker
02/24/2015Signed by President
02/25/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/25/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/25/15
02/25/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/17/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 310 (effective 7/1/15)
03/17/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0310)

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 35 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB862.