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 Bill Status of HB4074  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

House Sponsors
Rep. Thomas Holbrook - Daniel V. Beiser - Dan Reitz - Brandon W. Phelps - John E. Bradley, Patricia R. Bellock, Eileen Lyons, Terry R. Parke, Shane Cultra, James H. Meyer, John J. Millner, Art Tenhouse, Jim Sacia, Gary Hannig, Mike Bost, Donald L. Moffitt, Renee Kosel, William B. Black, Rich Brauer, Raymond Poe, Ronald A. Wait, David R. Leitch, Sandra M. Pihos, Michael Tryon, JoAnn D. Osmond, Ron Stephens, Mark H. Beaubien, Jr., Ruth Munson and Richard P. Myers

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 120/2from Ch. 102, par. 42
30 ILCS 105/5.640 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1005from Ch. 34, par. 5-1005
55 ILCS 5/Div. 6-34 heading new
55 ILCS 5/6-34001 new
55 ILCS 5/6-34002 new
215 ILCS 5/155.18from Ch. 73, par. 767.18
215 ILCS 5/155.18a new
215 ILCS 5/155.19from Ch. 73, par. 767.19
215 ILCS 5/1204from Ch. 73, par. 1065.904
215 ILCS 5/Art. XLV heading new
215 ILCS 5/1501 new
215 ILCS 5/1502 new
215 ILCS 5/1503 new
215 ILCS 5/1504 new
215 ILCS 5/1505 new
215 ILCS 5/1506 new
215 ILCS 5/1507 new
215 ILCS 5/1508 new
215 ILCS 5/1509 new
5 ILCS 80/4.17
5 ILCS 80/4.26 new
225 ILCS 60/7from Ch. 111, par. 4400-7
225 ILCS 60/22from Ch. 111, par. 4400-22
225 ILCS 60/23from Ch. 111, par. 4400-23
225 ILCS 60/24from Ch. 111, par. 4400-24
225 ILCS 60/36from Ch. 111, par. 4400-36
705 ILCS 105/27.10 new
710 ILCS 15/8from Ch. 10, par. 208
710 ILCS 15/9from Ch. 10, par. 209
735 ILCS 5/2-402from Ch. 110, par. 2-402
735 ILCS 5/2-622from Ch. 110, par. 2-622
735 ILCS 5/2-1105.01 new
735 ILCS 5/2-1107.1from Ch. 110, par. 2-1107.1
735 ILCS 5/2-1109from Ch. 110, par. 2-1109
735 ILCS 5/2-1114from Ch. 110, par. 2-1114
735 ILCS 5/2-1701from Ch. 110, par. 2-1701
735 ILCS 5/2-1702from Ch. 110, par. 2-1702
735 ILCS 5/2-1704from Ch. 110, par. 2-1704
735 ILCS 5/2-1704.5 new
735 ILCS 5/2-1706.5 new
735 ILCS 5/2-1721 new
735 ILCS 5/8-1901from Ch. 110, par. 8-1901
735 ILCS 5/8-2501from Ch. 110, par. 8-2501
735 ILCS 5/2-1705 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1705
735 ILCS 5/2-1706 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1706
735 ILCS 5/2-1707 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1707
735 ILCS 5/2-1708 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1708
735 ILCS 5/2-1709 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1709
735 ILCS 5/2-1710 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1710
735 ILCS 5/2-1711 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1711
735 ILCS 5/2-1712 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1712
735 ILCS 5/2-1713 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1713
735 ILCS 5/2-1714 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1714
735 ILCS 5/2-1715 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1715
735 ILCS 5/2-1716 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1716
735 ILCS 5/2-1717 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1717
735 ILCS 5/2-1718 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1718
735 ILCS 5/2-1719 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1719
745 ILCS 49/25
745 ILCS 49/30


Synopsis As Introduced
Makes legislative findings. Amends the Open Meetings Act, Counties Code, and the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides for creation of risk retention trusts for the pooling of risks to provide professional liability coverage for its physicians and health care professionals providing medical care and related health care. Authorizes a county board to incur indebtedness to ensure the availability of and improve hospital, medical, and health services. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to extend the repeal of the Medical Practice Act of 1987 to 2016. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Makes numerous changes concerning medical liability insurance rates and regulation. Requires the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation to establish a Professional Liability Insurance Resource Center on the World Wide Web, and amends the Clerks of Courts Act to require court clerks to provide certain relevant information. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Makes changes concerning medical coordinators, investigators, discipline, disciplinary proceedings, records, disclosure of information, incidents to which the Act applies, immunity, and other matters. Amends the Health Care Arbitration Act by making changes concerning distribution, validity, and cancellation of a health care arbitration agreement and making various other changes. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure by: making changes concerning extension of the period for naming a respondent in discovery as a defendant, jury instructions in healing art malpractice actions, and the affidavit and report based on the determination of a reviewing health professional; limiting recoveries from hospitals, physicians, and others for non-economic damages in medical malpractice actions; limiting liability of a hospital for the medical care provided by a non-employee member of the hospital's medical staff; changing provisions concerning contingent fees in medical malpractice actions and standards for damages; providing that a statement that a health care provider is "sorry" for an outcome is not admissible as evidence under specified circumstances; changing and adding provisions concerning expert witness standards and guaranteed payment of future medical expenses; and making other changes. Repeals numerous provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure concerning medical malpractice actions. Amends the Illinois Good Samaritan Act. Expands the immunity for civil damages provided for services performed (i) without compensation at, or upon referral from, free medical clinics and (ii) by retired physicians pursuant to an emergency department on call list. Makes other changes. Creates the Sorry Works! Pilot Program Act under which participating hospitals and physicians shall promptly acknowledge and apologize for mistakes in patient care and promptly offer fair settlements. Creates a committee to develop, oversee, and implement the program and specifies the committee's membership. Creates the Sorry Works! Fund as a special fund in the State treasury and amends the State Finance Act to include the Sorry Works! Fund as a special fund. Contains provisions concerning applicability and construction. Effective immediately.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Econ Opportunity)
 Does not create a state mandate under the State Mandates Act.

 Home Rule Note (Dept. of Commerce & Econ Opportunity)
 Does pre-empt home rule authority.

 Balanced Budget Note (Gov. Office of Management & Budget)
 Fiscal impact: $2,172,000.

 Balanced Budget Note (H-AM 1) (Gov. Office of Management & Budget)
 Fiscal impact: $2,172,000.

 Balanced Budget Note (H-AM 2) (Gov. Office of Management & Budget)
 Fiscal impact: $2,172,000.

 Balanced Budget Note (H-AM 3) (Gov. Office of Management & Budget)
 Fiscal impact: $2,172,000.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  5/5/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  5/5/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  5/5/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  5/5/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  5/5/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  5/5/2005HouseFirst Reading
  5/5/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/5/2005HouseThird Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 27, 2005
  5/5/2005HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  5/11/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 012-002-000
  5/11/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  5/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John A. Fritchey
  5/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Julie Hamos
  5/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-002-000
  5/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-002-000
  5/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-002-000
  5/11/2005HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Lou Lang; As Amended
  5/11/2005HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Lou Lang; As Amended
  5/11/2005HouseBalanced Budget Note Requested by Rep. Lou Lang; As Amended
  5/11/2005HouseCorrectional Note Requested by Rep. Lou Lang; As Amended
  5/11/2005HouseJudicial Note Requested by Rep. Lou Lang; As Amended
  5/11/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/11/2005HouseFloor Motion 051-064-000; Lost Rep. William B. Black moved that one Roll Call Vote be taken on HA 1,2,3
  5/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Rep. William B. Black; Commit to Judiciary I-Civil Law Committee
  5/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Lost 053-061-000
  5/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Lost 022-093-000
  5/11/2005HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Rep. William B. Black; Commit to Judiciary I-Civil Law Committee
  5/12/2005HouseMotion Lost 052-061-000
  5/12/2005HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/12/2005HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/12/2005HouseBalanced Budget Note Requested by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/12/2005HouseHome Rule Note Requested by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/12/2005HouseJudicial Note Requested by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/12/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Lost 050-063-000
  5/12/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Lost 048-065-000
  5/12/2005HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/12/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eileen Lyons
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terry R. Parke
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John J. Millner
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Art Tenhouse
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gary Hannig
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Renee Kosel
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  5/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  5/13/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  5/16/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robert S. Molaro
  5/16/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/16/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John A. Fritchey
  5/16/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/16/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/16/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Tryon
  5/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  5/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  5/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  5/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  5/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  5/17/2005HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  5/17/2005HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  5/17/2005HouseHome Rule Note Filed
  5/17/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. William Delgado
  5/19/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard P. Myers
  5/19/2005HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/20/2005HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2005
  5/24/2005HouseBalanced Budget Note Filed
  5/24/2005HouseBalanced Budget Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  5/24/2005HouseBalanced Budget Note Filed As Amended by HA 2
  5/24/2005HouseBalanced Budget Note Filed As Amended by HA 3
  5/30/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 6 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John A. Fritchey
  5/30/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 6 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/31/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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