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CS/SB 1590: Medical Malpractice

GENERAL BILL by Banking and Insurance ; Hays ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gaetz

Medical Malpractice; Requires the Department of Health to issue expert witness certificates to certain physicians and dentists licensed outside the state. Provides application and certification requirements. Requires the Board of Medicine and the Board of Osteopathic Medicine to adopt within a specified period certain patient forms specifying cataract surgery risks. Provides that a volunteer team physician is not liable for civil damages unless treatment was rendered in a wrongful manner, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/3/2011 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/CS/HB 479 (Ch. 2011-233) -SJ 727
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2011 Senate • Filed
3/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Banking and Insurance; Budget -SJ 177
• Introduced -SJ 177
3/25/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 03/30/11, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
3/30/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 04/04/11, 3:15 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/4/2011 Senate • Favorable by Health Regulation; YEAS 9 NAYS 3 -SJ 322
4/5/2011 Senate • Now in Banking and Insurance -SJ 322
4/7/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 04/12/11, 9:15 am, 412 Knott Building
4/12/2011 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 469
4/14/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Budget -SJ 469
4/20/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/25/11, 1:15 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
4/21/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/26/11, 9:45 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
4/26/2011 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 488
4/29/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 606
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/02/11 -SJ 614
5/2/2011 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 670
• Amendment(s) adopted (101794, 372048, 391804, 525928, 653180, 661722, 729322, 730546, 831356, 939424) -SJ 671
• Amendment(s) failed (178504, 359742, 902516) -SJ 672
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 672
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/3/2011 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 726
• Amendment(s) adopted (170844, 339318) -SJ 727
• Substituted CS/CS/CS/CS/HB 479 -SJ 727
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/CS/HB 479 (Ch. 2011-233) -SJ 727