1.1    .................... moves to amend H. F. No. 1359 as follows:
1.2Page 4, after line 6, insert:

1.3    "Sec. 7. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 65B.54, is amended by adding a subdivision
1.4to read:
1.5    Subd. 6. Unethical practices. (a) A licensed health care provider shall not initiate
1.6direct contact, in person, over the telephone, or by other electronic means, with any person
1.7who has suffered an injury arising out of the maintenance or use of an automobile, for the
1.8purpose of influencing that person to receive treatment or to purchase any good or item
1.9from the licensee or anyone associated with the licensee. This subdivision prohibits such
1.10direct contact whether initiated by the licensee individually or on behalf of the licensee by
1.11any employee, independent contractor, agent, or third party. This subdivision does not
1.12apply when an injured person voluntarily initiates contact with a licensee.
1.13(b) This subdivision does not prohibit licensees from mailing advertising literature
1.14directly to such persons, so long as:
1.15(1) the word "ADVERTISEMENT" appears clearly and conspicuously at the
1.16beginning of the written materials;
1.17(2) the name of the individual licensee appears clearly and conspicuously within
1.18the written materials;
1.19(3) the licensee is clearly identified as a licensed health care provider within the
1.20written materials; and
1.21(4) the licensee does not initiate, individually or through any employee, independent
1.22contractor, agent or third party, direct contact with the person after the written materials
1.23are sent.
1.24(c) This subdivision does not apply to:
1.25    (1) advertising that does not involve direct contact with specific prospective patients,
1.26in public media such as telephone directories, professional directories, ads in newspapers
1.27and other periodicals, radio or television ads, Web sites, billboards, or similar media; or
2.1    (2) general marketing practices such as giving lectures; participating in special
2.2events, trade shows, or meetings of organizations; or making presentations relative to
2.3the benefits of chiropractic treatment; or
2.4    (3) contact with friends or relatives, or statements made in a social setting.
2.5    (d) A violation of this subdivision is grounds for the licensing authority to take
2.6disciplinary action against the licensee, including revocation in appropriate cases.

2.7    Sec. 8. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 148.102, is amended by adding a subdivision
2.8to read:
2.9    Subd. 3a. Reparation obligors. A reparation obligor as defined in section 65B.43,
2.10subdivision 9, may submit any relevant information to the board in any case in which
2.11the reparation obligor has reason to believe that charges being billed by a licensee are
2.12fraudulent, unreasonable, or inconsistent with treatment actually received by the injured
2.13party involved.
2.14    A reparation obligor that makes a report under this section shall provide the board
2.15with any additional information, related to the reported activities, requested by the board."
2.16Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.17Amend the title accordingly