Hospitals; required notice to patients. (SB857)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


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 »


01/29/2015: Merged into SB750


01/06/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100949D
01/06/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/14/2015Assigned Education sub: Health
01/19/2015Impact statement from VDH (SB857)
01/29/2015Incorporated by Education and Health (SB750-Black) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB750, HB1561 and HB1509.