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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.2029 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act regarding notification of patient observations status

By Representative O’Day of West Boylston and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of James J. O’Day, Brian A. Joyce and others that hospitals be required to provide certain patients in inpatient or observation status oral and written notice of such placement. Public Health.

Bill Information

Presenters:
James J. O'Day , Brian A. Joyce

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
James J. O'Day 14th Worcester
Brian A. Joyce Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth
Daniel M. Donahue 16th Worcester
Alan Silvia 7th Bristol
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
RoseLee Vincent 16th Suffolk
Chris Walsh 6th Middlesex
Michael O. Moore Second Worcester
Anne M. Gobi Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
Bruce E. Tarr First Essex and Middlesex
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
Carolyn C. Dykema 8th Middlesex
Carmine L. Gentile 13th Middlesex
Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. 26th Middlesex
Jay D. Livingstone 8th Suffolk
John J. Mahoney 13th Worcester
Marc R. Pacheco First Plymouth and Bristol
Paul A. Schmid, III 8th Bristol
Danielle W. Gregoire 4th Middlesex
Carole A. Fiola 6th Bristol
Michael J. Moran 18th Suffolk

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