Bill Status of HB5544 99th General Assembly
Short Description: ASSIST LIVING-SHARED HOUSING
Rep. Carol Ammons - Camille Y. Lilly - Jehan Gordon-Booth and Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act. Requires assisted living and shared housing establishment's service delivery contracts to include a copy of the establishment's emergency involuntary termination of residency plan and the establishment's discharge protocol. Requires establishments covered by the Act to develop a discharge protocol and an emergency involuntary termination plan. Defines "emergency involuntary termination of residency plan" and "discharge protocol". Requires establishments that accept Alzheimer's and dementia patients within 30 days of admission or 30 days after an establishment's existing resident is diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia to develop a pre-emptive plan of discharge for the resident. Contains requirements for emergency involuntary termination of residency plans and discharge protocols. Effective immediately.