00 Enrolled HB 269 01 Relating to immunity for health care providers who provide health care services voluntarily 02 and without pay; and providing for an effective date. 03 _______________ 04 * Section 1. AS 09.65.300(a) is amended to read: 05 (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, a health care provider who 06 provides health care services to another person is not liable for civil damages resulting 07 from an act or omission in providing the health care services if the health care 08 (1) provider is licensed in this state to provide health care services; in 09 this paragraph, "health care provider" includes a health care provider who holds 10 a temporary license or permit to practice as a health care provider; 11 (2) services provided were within the scope of the health care 12 provider's license; 13 (3) services were provided at a medical clinic, medical facility, 14 nonprofit facility, temporary emergency site, or other facility owned or operated by a 01 governmental entity or nonprofit organization and the health care provider was acting 02 within the scope of the provider's responsibilities in the medical clinic, governmental 03 entity, or nonprofit organization; 04 (4) services were provided voluntarily and without pay to the health 05 care provider for the services, except as provided in (b)(2) and (3) of this section; and 06 (5) provider 07 (A) obtains informed consent in writing from the person 08 receiving the health care services as described under AS 09.55.556, except in 09 the case of an emergency; [AND] 10 (B) provides the person receiving the health care services 11 advance written notice of the immunity provided under this section to a health 12 care provider when providing voluntary health care services as described under 13 this section; and 14 (C) provides the person receiving health care services with 15 written notice of the name of a licensed health care provider in the state 16 that the person receiving health care services may contact for emergency 17 follow-up care within 30 days after a procedure is performed. 18 * Sec. 2. AS 09.65.300(c)(1) is amended to read: 19 (1) "health care provider" means a [STATE LICENSED] physician, 20 physician assistant, dentist, dental hygienist, osteopath, optometrist, chiropractor, 21 registered nurse, practical nurse, nurse midwife, advanced nurse practitioner, 22 naturopath, physical therapist, occupational therapist, marital and family therapist, 23 psychologist, psychological associate, licensed clinical social worker, or certified 24 direct-entry midwife; 25 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).