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This document includes Senate Committee Amendments incorporated into the bill on Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 8:00 AM by rday. -->             


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Senate Committee Amendments 2-15-2011 rd/ecm
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NEGLIGENT CREDENTIALING

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2011 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: J. Stuart Adams

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House Sponsor: Gregory H. Hughes

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill provides that a medical malpractice cause of action based on negligent
             10      credentialing will not be recognized in this state.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    provides that negligent credentialing as a cause of action will not be recognized in a
             14      medical malpractice action.
             15      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             16          None
             17      Other Special Clauses:
             18          None
             19      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             20      ENACTS:
             21          78B-3-425, Utah Code Annotated 1953
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             23      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             24          Section 1. Section 78B-3-425 is enacted to read:
             25          78B-3-425. Prohibition on cause of action for negligent credentialing.
             26          It is the policy of this state that the question of negligent credentialing, as applied to
             27      S. [ medical ] health care .S providers in malpractice suits, is not recognized as a cause of action.



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