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SB 1658: Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program


Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program; Removes references to onsite administrative assessments and conforms cross-references to changes made by the act. Provides additional duties of the local long-term care ombudsman councils. Revises rules relating to State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program complaint procedures. Repeals provisions relating to a requirement that local ombudsman councils conduct onsite administrative assessments. Eliminates the role of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Council in evaluating a nursing facility for the Gold Seal Program, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Health Regulation (HR)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2011 Senate • Filed
3/10/2011 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 188
• Introduced -SJ 188
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs