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CS/HB 813: Hospital Observation Status

GENERAL BILL by Health Market Reform Subcommittee ; Tomkow ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Mercado

Hospital Observation Status; Requires licensed facility, upon placing patient on observation status, to immediately notify patient of such status using certain forms; requires such notification to be documented in patient's medical records & discharge papers.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 843 (Ch. 2019-138)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/13/2019 House • Filed
2/20/2019 House • Referred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 86
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 86
• On Committee agenda-- Health Market Reform Subcommittee, 03/07/19, 9:00 am, Mashburn Hall
3/7/2019 House • CS by Health Market Reform Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 364
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health Market Reform Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 349
3/8/2019 House • Original reference(s) removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 376
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 376
3/12/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/14/19, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
3/14/2019 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 442
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 442
3/21/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/27/19
3/27/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 503
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 507
• CS passed; YEAS 113 NAYS 0 -HJ 507
4/3/2019 Senate • In Messages
4/4/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 329
• Received -SJ 329
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 843 (Ch. 2019-138)