SB 550-1_ Filed 02/14/2007, 12:47

COMMITTEE REPORT




MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 550, 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 13; (07)AM055002.1. -->     Page 1, line 13, delete "coroner, pathologist," and insert " coroner".
    Page 20, line 29, after "hospital." insert " A hospital may, in accordance with a donor's declaration or advance health care directive, withdraw life support from the prospective donor if the procurement agency has not made a determination of donor potential within six (6) hours from the time the procurement agency is contacted by the hospital.".
    Page 20, line 33, delete "If the medicolegal investigation requires consultation".
    Page 20, delete lines 34 through 37.
    Page 24, line 1, delete "coroner, in consultation with a pathologist," and insert " coroner".
    Page 24, line 8, delete "coroner," and insert " coroner".
    Page 24, line 9, delete "or a pathologist who is being consulted by a coroner".
    Page 24, line 10, delete "(b)," and insert " (b)".
    Page 24, line 11, delete "or the pathologist".
    Page 24, line 33, delete "Following the consultation under subsection (e), in the".
    Page 24, delete lines 34 through 39.
    Page 24, line 40, delete "organization to recover the part.".
    Page 24, line 42, delete "coroner, pathologist," and insert " coroner".
    Page 25, line 3, after "organization." insert " The coroner or designee must be present at the scene before making a denial.".
    Page 25, line 4, delete "coroner, pathologist," and insert " coroner".
    Page 25, line 5, delete "coroner, pathologist," and insert " coroner".

    Page 25, line 15, delete "pathologist" and insert "designee".
    Page 25, delete lines 19 through 23.
    (Reference is to SB 550 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 9, Nays 0.

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Senator Miller, Chairperson


AM 055002/DI 104    2007