05RS HB491


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HB 491 (BR 980) - R. Wilkey

     AN ACT proposing an amendment to the Kentucky Constitution relating to legal actions.
     Propose to amend the Constitution of Kentucky by adding a new section permitting the General Assembly to require documentation and data collection by health care providers to maximize patient safety, and permitting the General Assembly to require alternative dispute resolution in cases involving health care providers licensed or certified by the Commonwealth; propose amending Section 7 relating to the right to trial by jury, and Section 14 relating to access to the courts to conform; provide for submission to the voters in the normal manner.

     Feb 14-introduced in House
     Feb 15-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Feb 22-posted in committee

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