Health Commissioner; duties thereof. (SB1240)

Introduced By

Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health Commissioner; goals of licensure. Requires the Commissioner to ensure, in the licensure of health care facilities, that quality of care, patient safety, and patient privacy are the overriding goals of such licensure and related enforcement efforts. Read the Bill »


03/23/2007: signed by governor


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 072468129
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1240)
01/19/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/19/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2007Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/23/2007Communicated to House
02/05/2007Placed on Calendar
02/05/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/08/2007Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2007Committee substitute printed 077663800-H1
02/09/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1240H1)
02/09/2007Read second time
02/12/2007Read third time
02/12/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077663800- H1
02/12/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1240H1
02/12/2007Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1240ER)
02/21/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1240ER)
02/21/2007Signed by Speaker
02/22/2007Signed by President
03/23/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 797 (effective 7/1/07)
04/10/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0797)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2378.