Hospitals; required notice to patients. (HB1561)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hospitals; required notice to patients. Requires hospitals to provide oral and written notice to any patient that has been placed in observation or outpatient status that he has been placed in such status if (i) the patient receives onsite services from the hospital and (ii) such onsite services include a hospital bed and meals that are provided in an area of the hospital other than the emergency department. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101874D
01/07/2015Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/19/2015Impact statement from VDH (HB1561)
01/20/2015Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/27/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/11/2015Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB750, SB857 and HB1509.