An Act providing for dementia-specific training for certain employees of long-term care facilities.
By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, for the committee on Health Care Financing, that the Bill relative to dementia patients in longterm care facilities (House, No. 347), ought to pass with an amendment substituting therefore a bill with the same title (House, No. 3947). February 16, 2012.
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.
|2/16/2012||House||Reported from the committee on Health Care Financing|
|2/16/2012||House||Recommended new draft for H347|
|3/28/2012||House||New draft of H347|
|3/28/2012||House||Ordered to a third reading|
|5/23/2012||House||Read third, amended and passed to be engrossed|
|5/29/2012||Senate||Read and referred to the Senate Committee on Ethics and Rules|
|6/12/2012||Senate||Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment|
|6/12/2012||Senate||Read second, amended (as recommended by the committee on Senate Ethics and Rules), ordered to a third reading|
|6/12/2012||Senate||Passed to be engrossed - Roll Call #227 [37 YEAS - 0 NAYS]|
|6/27/2012||House||House concurred in the Senate amendment|
|6/28/2012||House||Emergency preamble adopted|
|6/28/2012||Senate||Emergency preamble adopted|
|6/28/2012||Senate||Enacted and laid before the Governor|
|7/8/2012||Executive||Signed by the Governor, Chapter 142 of the Acts of 2012|
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