Senate Bill 96

Last Action to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to a health facility patient's visitation rights.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1392
Sponsor K. Stein
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to allow a patient of a health facility who is 18 years of age or older to designate, orally, or in writing, an individual, not legally related by marriage or blood, who the patient wishes to be considered as an immediate family member for the purposes of visitation; require the health facility to note this designation in the patient's permanent medical records.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Facility, patient visitation rights
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Facility, patient visitation rights


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