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HB 869 - Nursing Home Litigation Reform

General Bill   by Hager
Nursing Home Litigation Reform: Specifies conditions under which nursing home resident has cause of action against licensee or management company; requires evidence of basis for punitive damages; requires trial judge to conduct an evidentiary hearing before claimant can assert claim for punitive damages; permits licensee or management company to be held liable for punitive damages; provides criteria for awarding of punitive damages in case of vicarious liability of certain entities.
Effective Date: July 1, 2013
Last Event: Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee on Friday, May 03, 2013 7:16 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

    -   Civil Justice Subcommittee
           On agenda for: 03/06/13 8:00 AM              Notice
        Favorable (final action)              See Votes
 
    -   Health Innovation Subcommittee
    -   Judiciary Committee

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
CS/CS/SB 1384 Nursing Home Litigation Compare

Bill Text

Original Filed Version  
043197 , Waldman (CJS) Date Filed: 03/06/13, Line#: 126 House(c): Failed to Adopt 3/6/2013 2:53:22 PM

Staff Analysis

Vote History

(no votes recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee Friday, May 03, 2013 7:16 PM Health Innovation Subcommittee
Now in Health Innovation Subcommittee Wednesday, March 06, 2013 3:21 PM Health Innovation Subcommittee
Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, March 06, 2013 3:21 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, March 06, 2013 12:00 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 05, 2013 11:59 PM
Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda Monday, March 04, 2013 4:13 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee Thursday, February 28, 2013 2:53 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Thursday, February 28, 2013 2:53 PM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee Thursday, February 28, 2013 2:53 PM Health Innovation Subcommittee
Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee Thursday, February 28, 2013 2:53 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Filed Tuesday, February 19, 2013 9:43 AM Hager

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

400.023
400.0237
 

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