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SB 1596: Nursing Home Facilities


Nursing Home Facilities; Revising the division of an award of punitive damages between a claimant and the Quality of Long-Term Care Facility Improvement Trust Fund; authorizing the trust fund to expend certain funds on a grant program administered by the Agency for Health Care Administration to provide funding to reimburse nursing home facilities for the cost of purchasing, installing, repairing, replenishing, or improving certain onsite operational generators and certain onsite supplies of fuel; specifying that such reimbursement may not exceed the amount of appropriated funds and must be made on a first-come, first-served basis, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2018 Senate • Filed
1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 180
1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 180
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy