Nursing homes and assisted living facilities; staffing standards. (HB1396)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Health and State Board of Social Services; staffing standards for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Directs the Board of Health and the State Board of Social Services to set staffing standards for nursing homes and assisted living facilities, respectively, which include staff-to-patient ratios sufficient to protect the health and safety of the residents of each. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/16/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100163D
12/16/2014Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/26/2015Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/26/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1396)
01/28/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/11/2015Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.