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SB 1878: Designated Caregivers


Designated Caregivers; Requiring certain facilities to provide patients admitted for inpatient treatment or their legal representatives with an opportunity to designate a caregiver for the patient’s aftercare within a specified timeframe; requiring facilities to notify a patient’s designated caregiver of the patient’s discharge or transfer from the facility within a specified timeframe; providing facilities, facility employees, and persons under contract with a facility immunity from liability in administrative, civil, and criminal actions for certain acts or omissions of designated caregivers, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 209
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 209
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Health Policy