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Statutes of the State of Nevada - Eighteenth Special Session, 2002

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AN ACT relating to programs for public employees; increasing the amount to be paid by this state for group insurance for certain public employees, public officers and retired public employees; requiring the board of the public employees’ benefits program to issue a request for information or proposals concerning privatization of the program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 3—Senators Raggio, Carlton, McGinness, O'Donnell, Schneider, Wiener, Titus, Amodei, Care, Coffin, Jacobsen, Mathews, Milburn, Neal, O'Connell, Paulk, Rawson, Rhoads, Shaffer, Townsend and Washington. Joint Sponsors: Assem andlymen Angle, Berman, Carpenter, Collins, Gibbons, Perkins, Hettrick, Anderson, Arberry Jr., Bache, Beers, Brower, Brown, Buckley, Cegavske, Chowning, Claborn, de Braga, Dini, Jr., Freeman, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Gustavson, Humke, Koivisto, Lee, Leslie, Manendo, Martin, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Neighbors, Nolan, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parks, Parnell, Price, Smith, Tiffany, Williams.  Approved August 6, 2002

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund for the costs of the 18th Special Session; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 1—Senators Raggio and Titus.  Approved August 6, 2002

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AN ACT relating to malpractice; limiting the liability of certain medical providers for negligent acts under certain circumstances; establishing a limitation on the amount of noneconomic damages that may be awarded in an action for medical malpractice or dental malpractice; providing for several liability of a defendant for noneconomic damages in an action for medical malpractice; making various changes concerning the payment of future economic damages in actions for medical malpractice; providing for the mandatory dismissal of an action for medical malpractice or dental malpractice under certain circumstances; repealing the provisions pertaining to the use of screening panels for an action for medical malpractice or dental malpractice; revising the statute of limitations for filing an action for medical malpractice or dental malpractice; making various other changes concerning actions for medical malpractice or dental malpractice; requiring certain district judges to receive training concerning the complex issues involved in medical malpractice litigation; requiring courts to impose certain sanctions on attorneys in certain circumstances; making various changes relating to the reporting of claims of malpractice or negligence; requiring the commissioner of insurance to report to the legislative commission and the legislature regarding certain premiums for insurance and certain jury verdicts and settlements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 1—Assemblymen Hettrick, Bache, Brown, Collins, Gibbons, Humke, Manendo, Mortenson, Ohrenschall, Smith, Buckley, Anderson, Angle, Arberry Jr., Berman, Brower, Chowning, Claborn, Dini, Jr., Freeman, Goldwater, Gustavson, Lee, Leslie, Marvel, McClain, Nolan, Oceguera, Parnell, Price, Williams, Perkins, Cegavske, Beers, Carpenter, de Braga, Giunchigliani, Koivisto, Martin, Neighbors, Parks and Tiffany. Joint Sponsors: Senators Titus and Coffin, Milburn, Raggio, Care, Carlton, Mathews, McGinness, O'Connell, O'Donnell, Paulk, Rhoads, Schneider, Shaffer, Washington, Wiener, Amodei, Jacobsen, Neal, Rawson, Townsend.  Approved August 7, 2002

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