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Legislation


2004 Regular Session

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 8

File Code: Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Sponsored By:
Delegate Cardin (By Request)
Entitled:
Nurse Staffing Ratios in Nursing Homes

Synopsis:

Requesting the nursing home industry to pursue a staffing goal of one nurse for every eight nursing home residents; requesting nursing homes to provide staffing ratios to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for dissemination to the public and the General Assembly; and requesting the Department to verify the staffing ratios.

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/18
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Senate Action
No Action
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
DISCLOSURE
HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE, DEPARTMENT OF
HEALTH OCCUPATIONS -see also- specific health occupations
INSPECTIONS -see also- MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTION
NURSES
NURSING HOMES -see also- CONTINUING CARE; LONG TERM CARE
PUBLIC INFORMATION

Documents:

Bill Text: First Reading (PDF), Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered