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HB 831: Nursing Home Records

GENERAL BILL by Rodrigues, R.

Nursing Home Records; Requires nursing home to provide copy of resident's paper & electronic records upon receipt of written request that meets certain federal requirements; requires facility to furnish resident's records within certain timeframe; authorizes certain persons to make request for deceased resident's records; requires that request for deceased resident's records be in writing & meet certain federal requirements; specifies certain documentation that must accompany request for deceased resident's records; authorizes facility to refuse to furnish records; provides that facility is not criminally or civilly liable for furnishing resident's records.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 2/27/2014 House - Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 670 (Ch. 2014-83) -HJ 71
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/5/2014 House • Filed
2/14/2014 House • Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee
2/27/2014 House • Withdrawn from Health Innovation Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee
• Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 670 (Ch. 2014-83) -HJ 71