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CS/SB 1916: Medical Malpractice Insurance

GENERAL BILL by Health Care ; Saunders

Medical Malpractice Insurance; creates Enterprise Act for Patient Protection & Provider Liability; exempts certain allopathic & osteopathic physicians who perform surgery in certain patient safety facilities from requirement to establish financial responsibility; provides requirements for certification as patient safety facility; authorizes certain teaching hospitals & eligible hospitals to petition agency for certification, etc. Amends FS.

Effective Date: Upon becoming law
Last Action: 5/6/2005 Senate - Died in Committee on Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2005 Senate • Filed
3/16/2005 Senate • Introduced, referred to Health Care; Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Health and Human Services Appropriations -SJ 00192
4/7/2005 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Care, 04/12/05, 9:00 am, 412-K --Temporarily postponed
4/15/2005 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Care, 04/20/05, 9:15 am, 412-K
4/20/2005 Senate • CS by Health Care; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 00567; CS read first time on 04/26/05 -SJ 00580
4/21/2005 Senate • Withdrawn from- Banking and Insurance -SJ 00553
4/22/2005 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 00567
5/6/2005 Senate • Died in Committee on Judiciary