Legislature(2003 - 2004)

2004-04-29 House Journal

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2004-04-29                     House Journal                      Page 3625
HB 472                                                                                            
The following, which had been on the April 28, 2004, calendar and not                               
taken up (page 3606), was read the second time:                                                     
    HOUSE BILL NO. 472                                                                              
    "An Act relating to claims for personal injury or wrongful death                                
    against health care providers; and providing for an effective date."                            

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Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                             
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 472(JUD)                                                                  
    (same title)                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
Amendment No. 1 was offered  by Representative Croft:                                                
Page 2, line 10, through page 3, line 1:                                                            
 Delete all material and insert:                                                                    
"* Sec. 2.  AS 09.55.548 is amended by adding a new subsection to                                 
         (c)  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, damages                                   
    may not be awarded in an action against a health care provider for                              
    professional negligence."                                                                       
Representative Kerttula moved and asked unanimous consent that                                      
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                         
Representative Anderson objected.                                                                   
Representative Anderson placed a call of the House on the bill and                                  
lifted the call.