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CS/SB 1396: Nursing Homes

GENERAL BILL by Health Regulation ; Bogdanoff

Nursing Homes; Requires the trial judge to conduct an evidentiary hearing to determine the sufficiency of evidence for claims against certain persons relating to a nursing home. Limits noneconomic damages in a wrongful death action against the nursing home. Revises provisions relating to punitive damages against a nursing home. Prohibits discovery of the defendant's financial worth until the judge approves the pleading on punitive damages, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Location: In committee/council (JU)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/24/2011 Senate • Filed
3/7/2011 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 105
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 105
3/23/2011 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Budget
• References corrected to Health Regulation; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 269
• Now in Health Regulation
• On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 03/28/11, 3:15 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/7/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 04/12/11, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/12/2011 Senate • CS by Health Regulation; YEAS 7 NAYS 5
4/14/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/15/2011 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 470
4/20/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/25/11, 9:45 am, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/21/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/26/11, 9:45 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Received
4/26/2011 Senate • CS by Health Regulation read 1st time -SJ 485
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary