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Legislation


2011 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 340

File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 887
Sponsored By:
Delegates Dumais and Simmons
Entitled:
Health Care Malpractice - Certificate and Report of Qualified Expert - Objection

Synopsis:

Establishing when objections to a certificate of a qualified expert or expert report must be filed in health care malpractice cases; and requiring a party to file a legally sufficient certificate of a qualified expert and report within 30 days after an arbitration panel chairman or the court rules a certificate or report legally insufficient.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
2/2
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.
3/7
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Arbitration -see also- Mediation
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Medical Malpractice
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Reports
Witnesses

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 3-2A-04 , 3-2A-04 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
House
Judiciary
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