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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.347 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act relative to dementia patients in longterm care facilities

By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 347) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to dementia patients in longterm care facilities Joint Committee on Health Care Financing.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Alice K. Wolf

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide regulations for dementia special care units in longterm care facilities given the increased level of dementia among residents, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Bill History

Displaying 10 actions for Bill H.347
Date Branch Action
1/24/2011 House Referred to committee on Health Care Financing
2/14/2011 Senate Senate concurred
3/14/2011 House Discharged to the committee on Elder Affairs
3/17/2011 Senate Senate concurred
8/8/2011 House Accompanied by S284 and H181
8/8/2011 House Reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Health Care Financing
2/16/2012 House Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, substituting a bill with the same title (H3947)
2/16/2012 House Committee recommended ought to pass and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling with the amendment pending
2/27/2012 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading with the amendment pending
3/28/2012 House Read second, amended (as recommended by the committee on Health Care Financing)

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