Nursing homes; required by Board of Health to send notices and information about family council. (HB1818)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Nursing homes; information regarding family councils.  Provides that the State Board of Health shall require each nursing home and certified nursing facility to, upon the request of the facility's family council, send notices and information about the family council prepared by the family council and provided to the facility for such purpose to the listed responsible party or a contact person of the resident's choice at least bimonthly. Such notices may be included together with a monthly billing statement or other regular communication sent to a resident's family member or other responsible party. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100630D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/25/2011Assigned HWI sub: #3
01/25/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1818)
01/25/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/27/2011Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Committee substitute printed 11104752D-H1
01/27/2011Incorporates HB2388
01/28/2011Read first time
01/31/2011Read second time
01/31/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104752D-H1
01/31/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1818H1
01/31/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1818H1)
02/01/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/01/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/10/2011Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Read third time
02/14/2011Reading of amendment waived
02/14/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/14/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/14/2011Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Placed on Calendar
02/16/2011Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/16/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1818ER)
02/22/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1818ER)
02/22/2011Signed by Speaker
02/23/2011Signed by President
03/23/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 406 (effective 7/1/11)
03/23/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0406)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB976.