Nursing homes; investigation of complaints by VDH, in-person interviews of residents. (HB1486)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Nursing homes; investigation of complaints; in-person interviews of residents.  Requires that, whenever the Department of Health investigates a complaint against a nursing home, the Department shall conduct an in-person interview of (i) the complainant, including any long term care ombudsman who submitted or investigated the complaint, and (ii) any patient of the nursing home who is the subject of the complaint or identified in the complaint, or his legally authorized representative. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/13/2010Committee
12/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100631D
12/13/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/12/2011Assigned HWI sub: #3
01/18/2011Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (6-Y 0-N)
01/18/2011Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (7-Y 0-N)
01/18/2011Subcommittee recommends striking from docket
02/08/2011Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions