Nursing homes; involuntary discharge notification. (SB92)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston) with support from co-patrons Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station), and Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Nursing homes; involuntary discharge notification.  Requires that a copy of the written notice of intent to involuntarily discharge a patient from a nursing home also be sent to the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman. Also contains a technical correction. Amends § 32.1-138.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103003D
01/09/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/19/2012Continued to 2013 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB92)
11/30/2012Left in Education and Health