02RS HC136


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HCR 136 (BR 2210) - B. Yonts, R. Palumbo

     Direct the Legislative Research Commission to create the legislative Medical Malpractice Insurance Task Force to study factors that influence medical malpractice insurance premiums.


     HCS - Retain original provisions, except expand scope of task force to examine malpractice insurance related to health care providers generally, rather than just physicians.

     HCA (1/Title, T. Burch) - Make title amendment.

     HFA (1, B. Yonts) - Retain original provisions except add professional liability insurance premiums for nursing homes and long term health care facilities to the issues addressed by the task force.

     HFA (2, J. Barrows) - Revise preamble; charge the task force with the responsibility of studying issues relevant to health care malpractice; and delete language requiring the task force to make specific recommendations related to health care malpractice insurance premiums.

     Feb 13-introduced in House
     Feb 14-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 25-posted in committee
     Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 8-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 12-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 13-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 14, 2002
     Mar 14-floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 19-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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