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SB 1638: Assisted Living Facilities

GENERAL BILL by Diaz de la Portilla

Assisted Living Facilities; Providing that the owner or administrator of a facility is responsible for arranging medical evaluations and reevaluations of individuals admitted to or residing in the facility to assess appropriateness of admission or continued residence; requiring that the medical examination be conducted by a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner and that the subsequent report be submitted within a specified timeframe; providing that a cause of action does not accrue against an employee or agent of a facility unless the employee or agent has been found personally guilty of a criminal offense that constitutes abuse, neglect, or exploitation, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/2/2013 Senate • Filed
3/7/2013 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 174
• Introduced -SJ 174
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Health Policy