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CS/SB 1260: Independent Hospital Districts

GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs ; Gruters

Independent Hospital Districts; Authorizing the governing body of an independent hospital district to evaluate certain benefits of the potential conversion of the independent hospital district to a nonprofit entity under certain circumstances; requiring that the evaluation be completed and the final report be presented to the governing body within a specified timeframe; requiring the governing body to negotiate and complete an agreement with the board of county commissioners for each affected county before converting the independent hospital district to a nonprofit entity; prohibiting members of the board of county commissioners for counties party to such agreements from serving on the board of the successor nonprofit entity, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 6/24/2022 - Vetoed by Governor
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/15/2021 Senate • Filed
1/5/2022 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 84
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 84
1/21/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/26/22, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/26/2022 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 217
• Now in Community Affairs
1/28/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/02/22, 8:30 am, 37 Senate Building
2/2/2022 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 344
2/4/2022 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules
2/7/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/10/22, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/9/2022 Senate • CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 350
2/10/2022 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -SJ 370
2/11/2022 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/17/22 -SJ 426
2/17/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 420
• Amendment(s) adopted (374510) -SJ 421
• Amendment(s) failed (137408) -SJ 421
• Read 3rd time -SJ 421
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 421
• Immediately certified -SJ 426
2/17/2022 House • In Messages
2/28/2022 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/3/2022)
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
3/3/2022 House • Substituted for CS/CS/HB 897
• Read 2nd time
• Amendment 067307 adopted
• Amendment 767743 adopted
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
3/4/2022 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 112, NAYS 0
3/4/2022 Senate • In returning messages
3/8/2022 Senate • Concurred in 2 amendment(s) (067307, 767743) -SJ 728
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 728
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 728
6/17/2022 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/24/2022 • Vetoed by Governor