Legislature(2003 - 2004)
2004-04-29 House JournalFull Journal pdf
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." 2004-04-29 House Journal Page 3626 with the: Journal Page JUD RPT CS(JUD) 2DP 2DNP 3NR 3079 FN1: ZERO(CED) 3079 FN2: ZERO(LAW) 3079 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 read: (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.