SB 218-3_ Filed 03/22/2005, 11:15 Ulmer

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    I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 218 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 8; (05)MO021806.1. -->     Page 1, line 8, delete "person;" and insert " person who is not a minor;".
    Page 1, line 14, after "proving" delete ":" and insert " by clear and convincing evidence:".
    Page 2, after line 7, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    " (e) Damages described in subsection (b) may not be reduced by more than one percent (1%) for failing to comply with section 2 of this chapter.
    (f) To prove that compliance with this chapter would have reduced injuries and the extent of the reduction of any injuries, the defendant in an action described in subsection (b) must introduce testimony from:
        (1) a physician;

        (2) a biomechanical engineer; or
        (3) an accident reconstruction expert.
    (Reference is to ESB 218 as printed March 18, 2005.)


Representative Ulmer

MO021806/DI 107     2005