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2011 Regular Session


File Code: Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Sponsored By:
Delegates Summers, Howard, and V. Turner
Hospitals - Medical Harm Disclosure Act


Altering the requirements for hospital licensure; requiring hospitals to report medical harm events to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; requiring hospitals that have had no medical harm events to make a specified statement to the Department; requiring hospitals to establish a patient safety program; requiring hospitals to inform specified persons of medical harm events, interview persons about medical harm events, and include a medical harm event on a death certificate under specified circumstances; 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
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Michael G. Summers, District 47
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Auditors and Audits
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
Electronic Government
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees & Taxes; specific tax.
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
State Universities and Colleges
Vital Records

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 19-319 , 19-3C-01 , 19-3C-02 , 19-3C-03 , 19-3C-04 , 19-3C-05 , 19-3C-06 , 19-3C-07 , 19-3C-08 , 19-3C-09 , 19-3C-10 , 19-3C-11 )


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 :
Health and Government Operations
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