2010 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Prior Year Introduction As: HB 237/09 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 769
Sponsored By:
Delegates Waldstreicher, Anderson, Barnes, Carter, Conaway, Dumais, Lee, Ramirez, Schuler, Simmons, and Smigiel
Health Care Malpractice - Noneconomic Damages


Increasing specified limitations on noneconomic damages for a personal injury action and a wrongful death action concerning health care malpractice for a cause of action arising on or after a specified date.

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 Judiciary
Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Medical Malpractice
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Torts -see also- Libel and Slander; Med Malp; Wrongful Death
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Wrongful Death

Bill affects the following Statute:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 3-2A-09 )


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