1.1    .................... moves to amend H.F. No. 3553, the first committee engrossment,
1.2as follows:
1.3Page 3, after line 3, insert:

1.4    "Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13.08, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
1.5    Subdivision 1. Action for damages. Notwithstanding section 466.03, a responsible
1.6authority or government entity which violates any provision of this chapter is liable to a
1.7person or representative of a decedent who suffers any damage as a result of the violation,
1.8and the person damaged or a representative in the case of private data on decedents or
1.9confidential data on decedents may bring an action against the responsible authority or
1.10government entity to cover any damages sustained, plus costs and reasonable attorney
1.11fees. In the case of a willful violation resulting from an act of gross negligence, the
1.12government entity shall, in addition, be liable to exemplary damages of not less than
1.13$100, nor more than $10,000 for each violation. The state is deemed to have waived any
1.14immunity to a cause of action brought under this chapter."
1.15Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
1.16Amend the title accordingly