PA HB184 | 2011-2012 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 13-1)
Status: Introduced on January 24 2011 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2011-01-24 - Referred to JUDICIARY
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, adding and changing definitions; further providing for the unified judicial system; establishing the appellate division of Medical Professional Liability Court; further providing for transfers between intermediate appellate courts, for lien of judgments for money, for direct appeals to the Supreme Court from courts of common pleas, for allowance of appeals from Superior and Commonwealth Courts, for appeals to Superior Court from courts of common pleas, for original jurisdiction of the Commonwealth Court and for appeals to the Commonwealth Court from courts of common pleas; providing for the jurisdiction of the appellate division of Medical Professional Liability Court and for the organization and jurisdiction of the Medical Professional Liability Court; establishing the Medical Professional Liability Court Qualifications Commission and prescribing its powers and duties; further providing for selection of judicial officers, for vacancies in judicial offices and for retention election of judicial officers; providing for selection and retention of judges of the Medical Professional Liability Court and for salaries of judges of the Medical Professional Liability Court; establishing the Medical Professional Liability Court Fund and providing for receipts and payments; further providing for right to appellate review and for appeals generally; and making editorial changes.

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Title

Adding and changing definitions; further providing for the unified judicial system; establishing the appellate division of Medical Professional Liability Court; further providing for transfers between intermediate appellate courts, for lien of judgments for money, for direct appeals to the Supreme Court from courts of common pleas, for allowance of appeals from Superior and Commonwealth Courts, for appeals to Superior Court from courts of common pleas, for original jurisdiction of the Commonwealth Court and for appeals to the Commonwealth Court from courts of common pleas; providing for the jurisdiction of the appellate division of Medical Professional Liability Court and for the organization and jurisdiction of the Medical Professional Liability Court; establishing the Medical Professional Liability Court Qualifications Commission and prescribing its powers and duties; further providing for selection of judicial officers, for vacancies in judicial offices and for retention election of judicial officers; providing for selection and retention of judges of the Medical Professional Liability Court and for salaries of judges of the Medical Professional Liability Court; establishing the Medical Professional Liability Court Fund and providing for receipts and payments; further providing for right to appellate review and for appeals generally; and making editorial changes.

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History

DateChamberAction
2011-01-24HouseReferred to JUDICIARY

Pennsylvania State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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