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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2657 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to patient safety in nursing homes

By Mr. Eldridge, a 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. Public Health.

Bill Information

James B. Eldridge

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.

Bill History

Displaying 6 actions for Bill S.2657
Date Branch Action
4/16/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
4/21/2020 Senate Rules suspended
4/21/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on Public Health
4/23/2020 House House concurred
5/4/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/11/2020 from 09:00 AM-05:00 PM in Written testimony by email only
6/22/2020 Senate Accompanied a new draft, see S2773 SJ 1490.

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