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CS/CS/SB 1676: Direct Care Workers

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Health Policy ; Albritton

Direct Care Workers; Authorizing nursing home facilities to use paid feeding assistants in accordance with specified federal law under certain circumstances; authorizing home health aides to administer certain prescription medications under certain conditions; authorizing certified nursing assistants or home health aides to perform certain tasks delegated by a registered nurse; creating the Excellence in Home Health Program within the Agency for Health Care Administration for a specified purpose; requiring certain licensees to provide specified information about their employees in a survey beginning on a specified date, etc. APPROPRIATION: $1,035,786

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/10/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 607 -SJ 601
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2020 Senate • Filed
1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 164
1/22/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 163
1/23/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/28/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
1/30/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 02/04/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/4/2020 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
2/5/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/6/2020 Senate • CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 250
2/10/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
2/13/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/18/20, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/18/2020 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 7 NAYS 3 -SJ 347
2/20/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations
2/27/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/03/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/3/2020 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 4 -SJ 461
3/5/2020 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 465
3/6/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/10/20 -SJ 653
3/10/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 598
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 607 -SJ 601
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 607 -SJ 601