Bill Text: AZ SB1151 | 2019 | Fifty-fourth Legislature 1st Regular | Introduced

Bill Title: Technical correction; malpractice claim review

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-24 - Senate read second time [SB1151 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2019-SB1151-Introduced.html




REFERENCE TITLE: technical correction; malpractice claim review




State of Arizona


Fifty-fourth Legislature

First Regular Session




SB 1151


Introduced by

Senator Ugenti-Rita





amending section 32-146, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to malpractice claims.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Section 32-146, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

32-146.  Malpractice claim review

A.  On the filing of a complaint in any malpractice action the plaintiff's attorney shall forward a copy of the complaint to the board and a report containing the information required in subsection B of this section.

B.  The report required by subsection A of this section shall contain the following information:

1.  The name and address of each defendant.

2.  The name and address of each plaintiff.

3.  The names name and addresses address of each registrant providing services to the plaintiff.

4.  A statement specifying the nature of the occurrence resulting in the malpractice action.

C.  The report required by subsection A of this section is not discoverable and not admissible as evidence.

D.  On receipt of a report required by subsection A of this section, the board shall initiate an investigation into the matter to determine if the registrant against whom the claim is filed is in violation of any provision of this chapter or any rule promulgated adopted under this chapter.