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HB 2318 Virginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program; removes certain conditions.

Introduced by: Christopher P. Stolle | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Virginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program. Removes from the definition of "birth-related neurological injury" a provision that the definition shall apply retroactively to any child born on and after January 1, 1988, who suffers from an injury to the brain or spinal cord caused by the deprivation of oxygen or mechanical injury occurring in the course of labor, delivery, or resuscitation in the immediate postdelivery period in a hospital. The measure includes an enactment clause stating that its provisions are declarative of existing law. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2018.


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