Privileged communications; exchanging health care-related information between committees, etc. (SB191)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Privileged communications of certain committees and entities.  Provides that the exchange of privileged, health care-related information between health care providers or committees, boards, groups, commissions, or other entities that function primarily to review, evaluate, or make recommendations regarding health care shall not constitute a waiver of privilege. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101211D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/25/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2010Read second time
01/27/2010Reading of amendment waived
01/27/2010Committee amendment agreed to
01/27/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended SB191E
01/27/2010Printed as engrossed 10101211D-E
01/28/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Placed on Calendar
02/08/2010Read first time
02/08/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2010Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/24/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
02/26/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Read second time
03/03/2010Read third time
03/03/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB191ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/07/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 196 (effective 7/1/10)
04/07/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0196)