Raised S.B. No. 99
Session Year 2012
 


AN ACT CONCERNING LETTERS OF PROTECTION.

To (1) require physicians and physical therapists to inform a patient whether they would provide care and treatment to such patient in return for a letter of protection guaranteeing payment from any settlement or judgment that may be received by the patient; and (2) require physicians and physical therapists to provide a patient with the estimated cost of obtaining an opinion letter that may be used by such patient in a personal injury action.

Introduced by:
Judiciary Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/8/2012Signed by the Governor
 5/4/2012Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 5/3/2012(LCO)Public Act 12-14
 4/25/2012In Concurrence
 4/25/2012House Passed
 4/12/2012House Calendar Number 319
 4/12/2012Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/11/2012On Consent Calendar
 4/11/2012Senate Passed
 4/5/2012(LCO)File Number 269
 4/5/2012Senate Calendar Number 227
 4/5/2012Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/5/2012(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/30/2012(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/04/12 5:00 PM
 3/22/2012(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/21/2012(JUD)Joint Favorable
 3/2/2012Public Hearing 03/07
 2/16/2012Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Co-sponsors of SB-99

Rep. David A. Baram, 15th Dist.
Sen. Paul R. Doyle, 9th Dist.
Sen. Eileen M. Daily, 33rd Dist.
Rep. Joseph C. Serra, 33rd Dist.
Sen. Eric D. Coleman, 2nd Dist.

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