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2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 3
Torts; evidentiary matters, civil practice; revisions of provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 9, 24, and 51 of the O.C.G.A., relating respectively to civil practice; evidence; and torts, so as to provide for substantive and comprehensive revision of provisions regarding civil practice, evidentiary matters, and liability in tort actions in general and actions related to health care in particular; to provide for legislative findings; to change provisions relating to venue in actions with joint defendants; to change provisions relating to affidavits accompanying charges of professional malpractice; to provide for defendants´ access to plaintiffs´ health information in medical malpractice cases; to provide for offers for judgment and the effect thereof; to provide that certain statements of apology or fault by health care providers shall not be admitted as evidence in civil actions; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/16/2005 - Effective Date
Feb/16/2005 - Act 1
Feb/16/2005 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Feb/15/2005 - Senate Sent to Governor
Feb/14/2005 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Feb/10/2005 - House Immediately Transmitted to Senate
Feb/10/2005 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/10/2005 - House Third Readers
Feb/07/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/07/2005 - House Second Readers
Feb/03/2005 - House First Readers
Feb/01/2005 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/01/2005 - Senate Third Read
Feb/01/2005 - Senate Notice to Engross
Jan/31/2005 - Senate Read Second Time
Jan/28/2005 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/11/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/10/2005 - Senate Hopper
Nov/15/2004 - Senate Prefiled
Footnotes
2/01/05 Engrossed in Senate upon 3rd reading; 2/3/05 Referred to Special Committee on Civil Justice Reform in House; 2/10/05 Modified Structured Rule in House; 2/10/05 Motion to agree to House Substitute failed in Senate
Votes
Feb/14/2005 - Senate Vote #58Yea(38)Nay(15)NV(0)
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Feb/10/2005 - Senate Vote #53Yea(28)Nay(27)NV(0)
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Feb/10/2005 - House Vote #45Yea(136)Nay(34)NV(4)
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Feb/10/2005 - House Vote #44Yea(38)Nay(134)NV(2)
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Feb/10/2005 - House Vote #43Yea(85)Nay(86)NV(3)
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Feb/10/2005 - House Vote #42Yea(85)Nay(82)NV(7)
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Feb/10/2005 - House Vote #41Yea(83)Nay(88)NV(3)
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Feb/01/2005 - Senate Vote #23Yea(39)Nay(15)NV(0)
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Feb/01/2005 - Senate Vote #22Yea(22)Nay(32)NV(0)
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Feb/01/2005 - Senate Vote #21Yea(29)Nay(25)NV(0)
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