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Title
Hospitals - Patient's Bill of Rights
Sponsored by
Delegates K. Young, Bagnall, Barron, Bhandari, Brooks, Cullison, Dumais, Fraser-Hidalgo, Healey, Hill, Jalisi, Jones, Kelly, Kerr, Kipke, Korman, R. Lewis, Lierman, Lisanti, McIntosh, Metzgar, Sample-Hughes, Shetty, P. Young, Pendergrass, Pena-Melnyk, Carr, Charles, Johnson, Krebs, Rosenberg, and Szeliga
Status
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 285
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
Synopsis
Requiring each administrator of a hospital to provide patients with a certain patient's bill of rights; requiring each administrator of a hospital to provide certain patients with an interpreter, a translator, or other accommodation to provide assistance to patients; requiring each administrator of a hospital to conspicuously post the patient's bill of rights on the hospital's website and in areas of the hospital accessible to patients and visitors; requiring the Department of Health to submit a certain report by January 1, 2021; etc.
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Cross-filed with: SB0301
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2019
History
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/21/2019 1/21/2019 First Reading Health and Government Operations
Text - First - Hospitals - Patient's Bill of Rights
House 1/23/2019 1/23/2019 Hearing 2/06 at 2:00 p.m.
Vote - House - Committee - Health and Government Operations
House 3/15/2019 3/15/2019 Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
House 3/15/2019 3/12/2019 Favorable with Amendments {556389/1 Adopted 47
House 3/15/2019 3/12/2019 Second Reading Passed with Amendments 47
Text - Third - Hospitals - Patient's Bill of Rights
House 3/18/2019 3/13/2019 Third Reading Passed (138-0) 48A
Senate 3/18/2019 3/15/2019 Referred Finance 47A
Vote - Senate - Committee - Finance
Senate 3/28/2019 3/28/2019 Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
Senate 3/28/2019 3/24/2019 Favorable with Amendments {967673/1 Adopted 56
Senate 3/28/2019 3/24/2019 Second Reading Passed with Amendments 56
Senate 4/02/2019 3/27/2019 Third Reading Passed (45-0) 59
House 4/03/2019 3/24/2019 House Concurs Senate Amendments 59
House 4/03/2019 3/24/2019 Third Reading Passed (137-0) 59
House 4/03/2019 3/24/2019 Passed Enrolled
Text - Enrolled - Hospitals - Patient's Bill of Rights
Post Passage 4/30/2019 4/30/2019 Approved by the Governor - Chapter 285
Text - Chapter - Hospitals - Patient's Bill of Rights
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Last Updated: 11/22/2019 9:32 AM