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CS/SB 248: Medical Negligence

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Yarborough ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Burgess ; Book ; Hutson ; Perry ; Stewart

Medical Negligence; Revising the limits on noneconomic damages for personal injury or wrongful death arising from medical negligence; deleting a provision that prohibits adult children and parents of adult children from recovering certain damages in medical negligence suits; requiring that medical malpractice insurer rate filings reflect certain changes in costs and expenses; requiring the Office of Insurance Regulation to consider such changes in its review of rate filings, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 1/24/2024 Senate - CS by Judiciary read 1st time
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Fiscal Policy (FP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/20/2023 Senate • Filed
11/7/2023 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services; Rules
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
1/17/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/22/24, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/22/2024 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 8 NAYS 2
1/23/2024 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/24/2024 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services
• Remaining references corrected to Fiscal Policy; Rules
• Now in Fiscal Policy
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time