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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

SB 464: Sale or Lease of a County, District, or Municipal Hospital

GENERAL BILL by Garcia

Sale or Lease of a County, District, or Municipal Hospital; Providing that the sale or lease of a county, district, or municipal hospital is subject to approval by the registered voters or by the circuit court; requiring the hospital governing board to determine by certain public advertisements whether there are qualified purchasers or lessees before the sale or lease of such hospital; requiring the board to state in writing specified criteria forming the basis of its acceptance of a proposal for sale or lease of the hospital; requiring the board to file a petition for approval with the circuit court and receive approval before any transaction is finalized; granting the circuit court jurisdiction to approve the sale or lease of a county, district, or municipal hospital based on specified criteria; requiring the board to pay costs associated with the petition for approval unless a party contests the action, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 711 (Ch. 2012-66)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/6/2011 Senate • Filed
11/2/2011 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 42
1/3/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 01/12/12, 10:15 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 711 (Ch. 2012-66)