3.738 INJURY OR DEATH OF PATIENT OR INMATE.
Subdivision 1. Legislative authority.
Claims and demands arising out of injury to or death
of a patient of a state institution under the control of the commissioner of human services or the
Veterans Homes board of directors or an inmate of a state correctional facility while performing
assigned duties shall be presented to, heard, and determined by the legislature.
Subd. 2. Evaluation of claims.
Claims that are approved under this section shall be paid
pursuant to legislative appropriation following evaluation of each claim by the appropriate
committees of the senate and house of representatives. Compensation will not be paid for pain
Subd. 3. Exclusive remedy.
The procedure established by this section is exclusive of all
other legal, equitable, and statutory remedies.
History: 1977 c 450 s 6; 1979 c 260 s 1; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1988 c 469 art 1 s 1; 1993
c 155 s 1; 1999 c 169 s 6