06RS HB721


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HB 721 (BR 2047) - B. DeWeese, J. Draud, D. Floyd, D. Osborne

     AN ACT proposing amendments to the Constitution of Kentucky relating to health care matters.
     Propose amending the Constitution of Kentucky to add a new section permitting the General Assembly to limit non-economic damages, and limit punitive damages; provide for a statute of limitations on actions, and require non-binding alternative dispute resolution in cases involving health care providers licensed or certified by the Commonwealth; propose amending Section 14, relating to access to the courts, to conform; propose amending Section 54, relating to prohibiting limits on damages, to conform; propose amending Section 241, relating to the right to sue in death and injury cases, to conform; provide for submission to the voters according to the manner provided in the Constitution.

     Feb 27-introduced in House
     Feb 28-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

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