Assisted living facilities; involuntary discharge, safeguards for residents. (SB40)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian)

Progress

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

Description

Assisted living facilities; involuntary discharge. Requires that regulations of the Board of Social Services regarding involuntary discharges of residents from assisted living facilities provide certain safeguards for residents, including a description of the reasons for which a resident may be involuntarily discharged, certain notice requirements, a requirement that the facility make reasonable efforts to resolve any issues upon which the discharge is based, and the provision of information regarding the resident's right to appeal the facility's decision to discharge the resident. Read the Bill »

Status

12/27/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee

History

DateAction
12/27/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102327D
12/27/2021Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/18/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB40)

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