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 Bill Status of HB5402  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Katherine Cloonen - Sara Feigenholtz - Stephanie A. Kifowit

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Caregiver Advise, Record, and Enable Act. Provides that before a patient is discharged from a hospital and no later than 24 hours after a patient enters a hospital, the hospital shall provide the patient or the patient's legal guardian with the opportunity to designate a caregiver. Provides that the hospital shall document the patient's designation of a caregiver and shall provide instruction regarding after-care tasks to the caregiver. Requires the hospital to notify the patient's caregiver at least 4 hours before the patient is discharged. Authorizes the Department of Public Health to adopt rules relating to the implementation of the Act. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  2/11/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/27/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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