2009 Regular Session


File Code: Insurance - Other than Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kach, Boteler, Bromwell, Schuler, Barkley, Burns, Feldman, Haddaway, Harrison, Hecht, Impallaria, King, Krysiak, Manno, McHale, Minnick, Stifler, and Vaughn
Physicians - Licensure - Liability Coverage


Requiring physicians who perform outpatient surgical services in a freestanding ambulatory care facility in the State to maintain specified minimum amounts of professional liability insurance or document specified coverage as a condition of licensure and to notify the Board of Physicians, within a specified period of time, if the insurance or coverage is cancelled; authorizing the Board to adopt regulations; 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 Economic Matters
Hearing 2/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Special Order 3/28 (Delegate Morhaim) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Morhaim) Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 4/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs

Sponsored by:

Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate James J. King, District 33A
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Donna Stifler, District 35A
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Auditors and Audits
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Medical Malpractice
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Rules and Regulations
Sovereign Immunity

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health Occupations
( 14-312.1 , 14-316 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 253627/01     Offered on: March 28, 2009   at: 1:23 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 843992/04     Offered on: March 26, 2009   at: 10:35 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 26, 2009: Third Reading Passed (135-0)