2007 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Judiciary)|
|Regular Sponsors:||(Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to reports to health professional regulatory boards; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Modifies provisions and requirements relating to notice of professional negligence claims to health professional regulatory boards and to subsequent actions of boards.
Specifies that reporting requirement continues to apply to public body if public body is substituted in place of insured as defendant in claim of alleged professional negligence. Modifies provisions relating to reports of medical incompetence to Board of Medical Examiners. Imposes civil penalty of not more than $10,000 on health care facilities that fail to report official action regarding medical staff incompetence, unprofessional or dishonorable conduct, or impairment. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|