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Title
Courts - Documentary Evidence - Protective Order
Sponsored by
Delegates McComas, Anderson, Bartlett, Cardin, Chisholm, Hornberger, Lopez, Malone, Metzgar, and Shoemaker
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Authorizing a defendant in a malpractice claim against a licensed professional to move for a protective order to limit the disclosure of certain documentary evidence to protect the defendant from annoyance, embarrassment, oppression, or undue burden or expense; requiring a court, on a certain motion by the defendant, to review the claimant's request for documentary evidence and authorizing the court to issue a certain protective order for good cause shown; providing for the prospective application of the Act; etc.
Committees
Original:
Judiciary
Details
Cross-filed with: SB0249
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0320 Session: 2019 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2020
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/03/2020
Legislative Date
2/03/2020
Action
First Reading Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/04/2020
Legislative Date
2/04/2020
Action
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
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Action
Text - First - Courts - Documentary Evidence - Protective Order
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 2/03/2020 2/03/2020 First Reading Judiciary
House 2/04/2020 2/04/2020 Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Text - First - Courts - Documentary Evidence - Protective Order
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Last Updated: 2/6/2020 8:10 AM