05RS HB146


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HB 146 (BR 901) - S. Westrom, J. DeCesare, J. Draud

     AN ACT proposing amendments to the Constitution of Kentucky relating to health care matters.
     Propose amending the Constitution of Kentucky by creating a Section 54A permitting the General Assembly to, in medical malpractice cases, limit the amount to be recovered for noneconomic damages, limit the amount to be recovered for punitive damages, require alternative dispute resolution prior to the filing of a civil action, and set statutes of limitations; amend various other sections of the Constitution to conform; provide ballot language; and provide for submitting the proposed amendment to the voters for their ratification or rejection.

     Jan 7-introduced in House
     Feb 1-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

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