Nursing homes; publication of information about certain communicable diseases. (SB5026)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), and Sen. Jen Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Nursing homes; publication of information about certain communicable diseases. Requires the Commissioner of Health to make available to the public information about confirmed cases of a communicable disease at nursing homes in the Commonwealth when a public health emergency related to such communicable disease has been declared. The bill requires such information to include (i) the name of each nursing home with at least one confirmed case of such communicable disease among the patients or staff of the nursing home, (ii) the total number of confirmed cases of such communicable disease among the patients of the nursing home, and (iii) the total number of confirmed cases of such communicable disease among the staff of the nursing home. Read the Bill »

Status

08/19/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
08/13/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200164D
08/13/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
08/19/2020Incorporated by Education and Health (SB5081-Barker) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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