Medical records; subpoena duces tecum, additional time to comply. (HB2044)

Introduced By

Sen. John McGuire (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Medical records; subpoena duces tecum; additional time to comply. Provides that a health care provider may make a written request to the party requesting the subpoena duces tecum or the party on whose behalf the subpoena was issued for such party's consent to an additional seven days within which to comply with such subpoena, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, provided such subpoena was served within 15 days of the return date and provided such additional time does not adversely affect a party's ability to timely prepare for trial, depositions, or such other proceeding. Read the Bill »


02/24/2019: failed house


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102164D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/30/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Committee substitute printed 19106180D-H1
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106180D-H1
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2044H1
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2019Committee substitute printed 19106775D-S1
02/11/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (9-Y 5-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/13/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106775D-S1
02/13/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2044S1
02/13/2019Passed Senate with substitute (34-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Placed on Calendar
02/15/2019Senate substitute rejected by House 19106775D-S1 (0-Y 94-N)
02/15/2019VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 94-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Senate requested conference committee
02/20/2019Delegates: McGuire, Bell, R.B., Bourne
02/20/2019House acceded to request
02/20/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/20/2019Delegates: McGuire, Bell, Robert B., Bourne
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2019Senators: Obenshain, Petersen, Peake
02/24/2019No further action taken
02/24/2019Failed to pass in House