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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2773 191st (Current)

An Act relative to patient safety in nursing homes

Senate, June 22, 2020 -- The committee on Public Health to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2657) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, James Arciero, Steven Ultrino, Peter Capano and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety in nursing homes, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2773).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Public Health
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to address critical patient safety needs in nursing homes, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Cosponsors/Original Petitioners

Name District/Address
James B. Eldridge This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Middlesex and Worcester
James Arciero This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Middlesex
Steven Ultrino This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 33rd Middlesex
Peter Capano This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 11th Essex
Jason M. Lewis This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Fifth Middlesex
Tackey Chan This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Norfolk
David Allen Robertson This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 19th Middlesex
Maria Duaime Robinson This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 6th Middlesex
William M. Straus This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 10th Bristol
Kay Khan This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 11th Middlesex
Michael O. Moore This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Worcester
Brian M. Ashe This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Hampden
Edward F. Coppinger This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 10th Suffolk
Christopher Hendricks This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 11th Bristol
Paul W. Mark This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Berkshire
Lindsay N. Sabadosa This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Hampshire
Kenneth I. Gordon This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 21st Middlesex
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 17th Worcester
Tram T. Nguyen This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 18th Essex
Nika C. Elugardo This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 15th Suffolk
Brendan P. Crighton This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Third Essex
Mark C. Montigny This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Bristol and Plymouth
* — Sponsor is an original petitioner.

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