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 Bill Status of HJRCA0014  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  NON-ECONOMIC MEDICAL DAMAGES

House Sponsors
Rep. Tom Cross - Ruth Munson - David Reis - Elizabeth Coulson - Aaron Schock and Mike Bost

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/6/2006HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46
ILCON Art. IV Sec. 13.5 new 


Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that the General Assembly may determine by statute the limit of liability for all damages and losses other than economic damages of a provider of medical or health care with respect to treatment, lack of treatment, or other claimed departure from an accepted standard of medical or health care or safety that is or is claimed to be a cause of or that contributes or is claimed to contribute to the disease, injury, or death of a person. Requires a majority vote to pass legislation to limit liability on non-economic damages and requires that the legislation cite this Section. Effective upon being declared adopted.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/23/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Cross
  2/23/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  2/23/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  2/23/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/23/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron Schock
  2/23/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/23/2005HouseRead in Full a First Time
  2/23/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/6/2006HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46

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