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Legislation


2009 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 279

File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Prior Year Introduction As: HB 607/08 - JUD
Sponsored By:
Delegates Frank and Morhaim
Entitled:
Health Care Malpractice - Expression of Regret or Apology - Inadmissibility

Synopsis:

Repealing an exception to the provision of law that an expression of regret or apology made by a health care provider is inadmissible as evidence of an admission of liability or an admission against interest in a malpractice proceeding or civil action against the health care provider; applying the Act prospectively; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
1/29
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
2/16
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Evidence
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Medical Malpractice
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Torts -see also- Libel and Slander; Med Malp; Wrongful Death
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statute:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 10-920 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered
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