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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)

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  • 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    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 1596, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/5/2018 at 8:53 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 933 Emergency Power Sources Harrison Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
    H 1369 Long-Term Care Facility Responsibility Mariano Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
    S 1260 Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities Stargel Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    400.0238 Punitive damages; limitation. Page 2 (pdf)
    400.0239 Quality of Long-Term Care Facility Improvement Trust Fund. Page 3 (pdf)
    400.0627 Page 3 (pdf)

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