Nursing homes; investigation of complaints by VDH, in-person interviews of residents. (SB977)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


  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 »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102266D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/12/2011Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
01/20/2011Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)