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SB 676: Availability of Health Care Services


Availability of Health Care Services; Repealing provisions relating to the issuance of certificates of need by the Agency for Health Care Administration; establishing local health councils as public or private nonprofit agencies serving the counties of certain districts; removing a requirement that hospitals must submit certain data related to certificate-of-need reviews; removing a requirement that the agency adopt by rule a process by which a rural hospital may deactivate general hospital beds, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/3/2017 Senate • Filed
2/16/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 86
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 86
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy