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HJR 3, 78th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning civil lawsuits against doctors and health care providers, and other actions, authorizing the legislature to determine limitations on non-economic damages.

Last action: Filed with the Secretary of State

Author: Joe Nixon
Coauthor: Ray Allen | Todd Baxter | Leo Berman | Dwayne Bohac | Dan Branch | Betty Brown | Fred Brown | Bill Callegari | Scott Campbell | Jaime Capelo | Carter Casteel | Warren Chisum | Wayne Christian | Byron Cook | Robert Cook | Frank Corte | Joe Crabb | Myra Crownover | John Davis | Glenda Dawson | Dianne Delisi | Mary Denny | Joe Driver | Rob Eissler | Gary Elkins | Dan Flynn | Dan Gattis | Charlie Geren | Toby Goodman | Tony Goolsby | Bob Griggs | Kent Grusendorf | Mike Hamilton | Peggy Hamric | Rick Hardcastle | Linda Harper-Brown | Glenn Hegar | Fred Hill | Ruben Hope | Bob Hunter | Suzanna Hupp | Carl Isett | Elizabeth Jones | Bill Keffer | Jim Keffer | Phil King | Lois Kolkhorst | Mike Krusee | Edmund Kuempel | Jodie Laubenberg | Jerry Madden | Kenny Marchant | Brian McCall | Ken Mercer | Sid Miller | Geanie Morrison | Anna Mowery | Ken Paxton | Larry Phillips | Joseph Pickett | Jim Pitts | Elvira Reyna | Debbie Riddle | Gene Seaman | Wayne Smith | Burt Solomons | Jack Stick | David Swinford | Larry Taylor | Corbin Van Arsdale | Arlene Wohlgemuth | Martha Wong | Beverly Woolley | Bill Zedler
Sponsor: Jane Nelson

Remarks: Enabling legislation is HB 4.

Session Law Chapter: Acts 2003, 78th R.S., HJR 3

Companion:

SJR 48 (Very Similar)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)

Gubernatorial documents:

Subjects:
Civil Remedies & Liabilities
Legislature
Malpractice--Professionals
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
Tort Reform

House Committee: Civil Practices (Joe Nixon, Jaime Capelo, Yvonne Davis, Dan Gattis, Will Hartnett, Phil King, Mike Krusee, Patrick Rose, Beverly Woolley)
Minutes: February 19 2003 | March 4 2003 | March 24 2003
Senate Committee: State Affairs (Robert Duncan, Bill Ratliff, Kenneth Armbrister, Rodney Ellis, Troy Fraser, Chris Harris, Frank Madla, Jane Nelson, Florence Shapiro, Todd Staples, Tommy Williams)
Minutes: May 13 2003

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