SB 266-1_ Filed 01/26/2006, 09:09 ChairPerson
Adopted 1/26/2006



    The Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 266, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (06)CR026601.1. -->     Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 16-40-3-2; (06)CR026601.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 16-40-3-2, AS ADDED BY P.L.196-2005, SECTION 3, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 2. (a) A physician who is licensed under IC 25-22.5 and who performs a surgical treatment for the treatment of morbid obesity shall:
        (1) monitor the patient for five (5) years following the patient's surgery, unless the physician is unable to locate the patient after making reasonable efforts; and
        (2) report:
            (A) to; and
            (B) in a manner prescribed by;
        the state department any death or serious complication of the patient.
    (b) The report required in subsection (a) must include the following information:
        (1) The gender of the patient.
        (2) The name of the physician who performed the surgery.
        (3) The location where the surgery was performed.
        (4) Information concerning the death or complication and the

circumstances in which the death or complication occurred.".

SOURCE: Page 1, line 9; (06)CR026601.1. -->     Page 1, line 9, delete "chapter, including the names of" and insert " chapter.".
    Page 1, line 10, delete "the facilities in which the procedures were performed.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 266 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 7, Nays 0.



CR026601/DI 104    2006