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Task Force to Study the Establishment of Health Courts

Sponsored by:

Senator Pugh


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Establishing the Task Force to Study the Establishment of Health Courts; requiring the Task Force to study the adequacy and cost of State laws and policies relating to the litigation of medical malpractice cases and make recommendations regarding the establishment of health courts to hear medical malpractice cases and the feasibility of assigning a medical malpractice case to a single judge throughout the litigation process; requiring the Task Force to report to the Governor and General Assembly by December 31, 2015; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Pugh, Conway, Currie, Guzzone, King, Montgomery, and Muse
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0402
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2015
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Office of the Courts
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Health -see also- Mental Health
Medical Malpractice

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October 24, 2017 4:47 P.M.