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2011-2012 Wisconsin Legislature, January 2011 Special Session

Assembly Bill 1

Relating to: limiting noneconomic damages awarded in actions against long-term care providers; actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of certain products; confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of information regarding health care providers; reporting of quality indicators identifying individual hospitals; homicide or injury by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon, explosives, or fire; criminal abuse of individuals at risk; criminal abuse and neglect of patients and residents; evidence of lay and expert witnesses; damages for frivolous claims; and punitive damage awards.

Status: A-Table

Important Actions (newest first)

Date / House Action Journal
9/28/2011 Asm.Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1532
1/18/2011 Asm.Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary and Ethics, Ayes 5, Noes 238

History

Date / House Action Journal
1/4/2011 Asm.Introduced by committee on Assembly Organization, by request of Governor Scott Walker, Representative J. Ott, and Senator Zipperer 
1/4/2011 Asm.Read first time and referred to committee on Judiciary and Ethics14
1/4/2011 Asm.Representative J. Ott added as a coauthor14
1/4/2011 Asm.Senator Zipperer added as a cosponsor14
1/11/2011 Asm.Fiscal estimate received 
1/11/2011 Asm.Fiscal estimate received 
1/11/2011 Asm.Public hearing held 
1/13/2011 Asm.Fiscal estimate received 
1/13/2011 Asm.LRB correction31
1/14/2011 Asm.Assembly amendment 1 offered by Representatives D. Cullen, Hebl and Staskunas33
1/14/2011 Asm.Assembly amendment 2 offered by Representatives Staskunas, Hebl and D. Cullen33
1/14/2011 Asm.Assembly amendment 3 offered by Representatives Staskunas, Hebl and D. Cullen33
1/14/2011 Asm.Assembly amendment 4 offered by Representatives Staskunas, Hebl and D. Cullen33
1/14/2011 Asm.Assembly amendment 5 offered by Representatives Staskunas, Hebl and D. Cullen33
1/14/2011 Asm.Assembly amendment 6 offered by Representatives D. Cullen, Hebl and Staskunas33
1/14/2011 Asm.Assembly amendment 7 offered by Representatives Staskunas, Hebl and D. Cullen33
1/18/2011 Asm.Executive action taken 
1/18/2011 Asm.Assembly amendment 8 offered by committee on Judiciary and Ethics37
1/18/2011 Asm.Assembly amendment 9 offered by committee on Judiciary and Ethics37
1/18/2011 Asm.Assembly amendment 10 offered by committee on Judiciary and Ethics37
1/18/2011 Asm.Report Assembly Amendment 8 adoption recommended by committee on Judiciary and Ethics, Ayes 7, Noes 038
1/18/2011 Asm.Report Assembly Amendment 9 adoption recommended by committee on Judiciary and Ethics, Ayes 5, Noes 238
1/18/2011 Asm.Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary and Ethics, Ayes 5, Noes 238
1/18/2011 Asm.Referred to committee on Rules38
1/18/2011 Asm.Placed on calendar 1-20-2011 by committee on Rules 
1/20/2011 Asm.Placed at the foot of the calendar of 1-20-201142
1/20/2011 Asm.Laid on the table55
9/28/2011 Asm.Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1532
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