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CS/CS/SB 988: In-person Visitation

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Health Policy ; Garcia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Rodriguez ; Perry

In-person Visitation; Citing this act as the “No Patient Left Alone Act”; requiring certain providers to establish visitation policies and procedures within a specified timeframe; authorizing the resident, client, or patient to designate an essential caregiver; requiring in-person visitation in certain circumstances; authorizing providers to suspend in-person visitation of specific visitors under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 4/6/2022
Last Action: 4/8/2022 - Chapter No. 2022-34
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/18/2021 Senate • Filed
    12/13/2021 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 66
    1/10/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/13/22, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 66
    1/13/2022 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 115
    1/18/2022 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
    • CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 174
    1/28/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/02/22, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    2/2/2022 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 338
    • Now in Appropriations
    2/23/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/28/22, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building
    2/28/2022 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 521
    3/2/2022 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/22 -SJ 689
    • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 525
    3/4/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 594
    • Amendment(s) adopted (826924) -SJ 594
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 595
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 595
    3/4/2022 House • In Messages
    3/7/2022 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
    • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/8/2022)
    • 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
    3/8/2022 House • Read 2nd time
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    • Added to Third Reading Calendar
    3/9/2022 House • Read 3rd time
    • CS passed; YEAS 115, NAYS 2
    3/10/2022 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 814
    4/5/2022 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    4/6/2022 • Approved by Governor
    4/8/2022 • Chapter No. 2022-34

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  • CS/CS/SB 988, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/10/2022 at 8:26 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 987 (c2) In-person Visitation Finance and Facilities Subcommittee Identical Last Action: 3/8/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 988
    S 1724 Designation of Essential Caregivers for In-person Visitations Harrell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    408.823 Page 2 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 988, Engrossed 1 Posted 3/4/2022 at 10:41 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 987 (c2) In-person Visitation Finance and Facilities Subcommittee Identical Last Action: 3/8/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 988
    S 1724 Designation of Essential Caregivers for In-person Visitations Harrell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/9/2022 8:49 PM House 115 Yeas - 2 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    408.823 Page 2 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 988, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 3/2/2022 at 4:29 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 987 (c2) In-person Visitation Finance and Facilities Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/8/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 988
    S 1724 Designation of Essential Caregivers for In-person Visitations Harrell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    826924 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Garcia 3/3/2022
    8:17 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/4/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/4/2022 10:24 AM Senate 37 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    408.823 Page 2 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 988, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/18/2022 at 8:42 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Pre-Meeting) 2/1/2022 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Post-Meeting) 2/2/2022 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/25/2022 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 3/2/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 987 (c2) In-person Visitation Finance and Facilities Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/8/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 988
    S 1724 Designation of Essential Caregivers for In-person Visitations Harrell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    799882 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Garcia)
    2/24/2022
    4:57 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/2/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    2/2/2022 2:00 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services 11 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/28/2022 10:30 AM Appropriations 18 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    408.823 Page 3 (pdf)

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  • SB 988, Original Filed Version Posted 11/18/2021 at 11:39 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Health Policy (Pre-Meeting) 1/12/2022 (pdf)
    Health Policy (Post-Meeting) 1/14/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 987 In-person Visitation by Essential Caregivers Finance and Facilities Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/8/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 988
    S 1724 Designation of Essential Caregivers for In-person Visitations Harrell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    870518 - Amendment
    Delete lines 68 - 74 and insert:
    Health Policy
    (Garcia)
    1/12/2022
    8:40 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/13/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/13/2022 11:00 AM Health Policy 7 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    408.823 Page 3 (pdf)

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