State of South Dakota  
EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2012  

337T0274   SENATE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ENGROSSED    NO.  HB 1171 -  2/22/2012  
This bill has been extensively amended (hoghoused) and may no longer be consistent with the original intention of the sponsor.
Introduced by:    Representatives Munsterman, Brunner, Elliott, Hickey, Hunt, Jensen, Kopp, Liss, Magstadt, Miller, Nelson (Stace), Olson (Betty), Schaefer, and Sly and Senators Rhoden, Adelstein, Begalka, Frerichs, Fryslie, Kraus, Lederman, and Sutton
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to clarify certain rules of evidence to determine the value of services for which special damages may be awarded in health care malpractice cases.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That chapter 21-3 be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:
    In determining what constitutes the reasonable value of the services for which special damages may be awarded pursuant to § 21-3-12, both the amount billed for such services and the amount paid for such services are admissible evidence.


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