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CS/SB 644: Rural Emergency Hospitals

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services ; Simon

Rural Emergency Hospitals; Subjecting rural emergency hospitals to certain requirements for the provision of emergency services and care; defining the terms “rural emergency hospital” and “rural emergency services”; authorizing qualifying hospitals to apply to the Agency for Health Care Administration for designation as a rural emergency hospital, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 3/4/2024 House - 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/29/2023 Senate • Filed
12/13/2023 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services; Fiscal Policy
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
1/18/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/23/24, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/23/2024 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
1/24/2024 Senate • Now in Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services
2/5/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services, 02/08/24, 10:45 am, 412 Knott Building
2/8/2024 Senate • CS by Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
2/12/2024 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Fiscal Policy
2/13/2024 Senate • CS by Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services read 1st time
2/19/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 02/22/24, 12:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/22/2024 Senate • Favorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 17 NAYS 0
2/23/2024 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2/26/2024 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/24
2/28/2024 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 486
• Read 3rd time -SJ 486
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 486
2/28/2024 House • In Messages
• Bill referred to House Calendar
3/4/2024 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/5/2024)
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)