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2012 Senate Bill 1117: Revise medical malpractice details
Introduced by Sen. John Moolenaar R-Midland on May 3, 2012
To clarify that the state‚Äôs medical malpractice tort law provisions, including a $500,000 cap on "non-economic" damages ("pain and suffering" awards), apply to licensed health care professionals and facilities regardless of their business ownership structure.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Insurance Committee on May 3, 2012
Reported in the Senate on November 29, 2012
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on November 29, 2012
To establish that this law does not apply to HMOs.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 29, 2012
Received in the House on November 29, 2012
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on November 29, 2012