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SB 654: State Ombudsman Program

GENERAL BILL by Richter

State Ombudsman Program; Deleting references to ombudsman councils and transferring their responsibilities to representatives of the Office of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman; providing conditions under which a representative of the office could be found to have a conflict of interest; requiring the Department of Elderly Affairs, in consultation with the state ombudsman, to define by rule what constitutes a conflict of interest; requiring long-term care facilities to provide representatives of the office with access to facilities, residents, and records for certain purposes, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1001 (Ch. 2015-126), CS/SB 7018 (Ch. 2015-31)
Location: In committee/council (CF)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/3/2015 Senate • Filed
2/6/2015 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 76
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 76
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1001 (Ch. 2015-126), CS/SB 7018 (Ch. 2015-31)