House Bill 118

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Last Action to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to a health facility patient's visitation rights.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 468
Sponsors M. Marzian, K. Flood, J. Jenkins, R. Meeks, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, A. Simpson, S. Westrom
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, in writing, an individual not legally related by marriage or blood, who the patient wishes to have visitation rights; require the health facility to note this designation in the patient's permanent medical records; provide that the patient may rescind the designation at any time, in writing.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Patient visitation rights, provide for
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Patient visitation rights, provide for
Local Mandate - Patient visitation rights, provide for
Fiscal Note - Patient visitation rights, provide for
Local Mandate - Patient visitation rights, provide for
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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12/15/09
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/05/10
  • introduced in House
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
01/19/10
  • posted in committee
01/21/10
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
01/22/10
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
01/25/10
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, January 27, 2010
01/27/10
  • 3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute
01/28/10
  • received in Senate
02/02/10
  • to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions; add language to allow the appointed legal guardian, of a patient of a health facility who is eighteen years of age or older, to designate, in writing, an individual not legally related by marriage or blood, who the patient wishes to have visitation rights.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Patient visitation rights, provide for
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Patient visitation rights, provide for
Local Mandate - Patient visitation rights, provide for
Fiscal Note - Patient visitation rights, provide for
Local Mandate - Patient visitation rights, provide for

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