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Legislation


2011 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 821

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

Synopsis:

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
2/11
First Reading Health and Government Operations
2/22
Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
3/15
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.
Disclosure
Discrimination
Electronic Government
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Forms
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
Notices
Patients
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Privacy
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Reports
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 )

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
Health and Government Operations
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