Certificate of public need; nursing homes and hospitals, establishing a disaster exemption. (SB1277)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Certificate of public need; hospitals and nursing homes; disaster exemption; regulations. Provides for a 30-day exemption from the requirement to obtain a certificate of public need for an increase in the total number of beds in existing hospitals or nursing homes if the State Health Commissioner has determined that a natural or man-made disaster has caused the evacuation of a hospital or nursing home and that a public health emergency exists due to a shortage of hospital or nursing home beds. The Board of Health shall adopt regulations for this exemption. This bill is identical to HB 1870. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101545D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1277)
01/31/2019Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/12/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/12/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Committee substitute printed 19106703D-H1
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106703D-H1
02/13/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1277H1
02/13/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1277H1)
02/13/2019Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Title replaced 19106703D-H1
02/20/2019Enrolled
02/20/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1277ER)
02/20/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1277ER)
02/20/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019Signed by Speaker
02/27/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 27, 2019
02/27/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/12/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 343 (effective 7/1/19)
03/12/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0343)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2451.

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