Lien against person whose negligence causes injury; emergency medical services agency. (SB867)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)

Progress

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

Description

Lien against person whose negligence causes injury; emergency medical services agency. Clarifies that whenever any person sustains personal injuries caused by the alleged negligence of another and receives emergency medical services and transportation provided by an emergency medical services vehicle, the emergency medical services provider or agency shall have a lien for the amount of a just and reasonable charge for the services rendered, not to exceed $200 for each emergency medical services provider or agency, on the claim of such injured person or of his personal representative against the person, firm, or corporation whose negligence is alleged to have caused such injuries. Amends § 8.01-66.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/07/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101129D
12/07/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/19/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Placed on Calendar
01/30/2017Read first time
01/30/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2017Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/13/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/20/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Read second time
02/22/2017Read third time
02/22/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Enrolled
03/07/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB867ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/13/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/16/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 603 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0603)