2007 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Judiciary)|
|Regular Sponsors:||Printed pursuant to Senate Interim Rule 213.28 by order of the President of the Senate in conformance with presession filing rules, indicating neither advocacy nor opposition on the part of the President.|
|Bill Title:||Relating to reports to health professional regulatory boards; and declaring an emergency.|
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.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 803|
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|