View Amendment Current Amendment: 17 to Bill 3408 Rep. COBB-HUNTER proposes the following Amendment No. 17 to H. 3408 (COUNCIL\NBD\11525AC11):

Reference is to Printer's Date 2/23/11-H.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by deleting Section 44-41-530(B) and (C) beginning on page 3, line 41 through page 4, line 8 and inserting:

/      (B)      Nothing in this article permits a health care provider to deny information about or refuse to dispense or provide contraception.
     (C)      Nothing in this article permits a health care provider or insurer that otherwise provides, performs, or covers an item or procedure to refuse to do so for a person based on a judgment that:
           (1)      discounts the value of the person's life because of his or her age or disability; or
           (2)      views the person as not meriting treatment because of an innate personal characteristic, other than a characteristic that would reduce the procedure's clinical effectiveness or increase its risks.
     (D)      The notice given by an employee pursuant to subsection (A) suffices without specification of the reason the notice is provided.      /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.