Bill Status of SB1305  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession 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. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/18/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2015SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/3/2015SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/11/2015SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/27/2015SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die