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 Bill Status of SB3304  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  HOSPITAL DISCHARGE-CAREGIVERS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chapin Rose - Heather A. Steans

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Caregiver Advise, Record, and Enable Act. Provides that before a patient is discharged from a hospital and no later than 24 hours after a patient enters a hospital, the hospital shall provide the patient or the patient's legal guardian with the opportunity to designate a caregiver. Provides that the hospital shall document the patient's designation of a caregiver and shall provide instruction regarding after-care tasks to the caregiver. Requires the hospital to notify the patient's caregiver at least 4 hours before the patient is discharged. Authorizes the Department of Public Health to adopt rules relating to the implementation of the Act. Sets forth other provisions. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  2/14/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2014SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/5/2014SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/20/2014SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/26/2014SenateDo Pass Public Health; 009-000-000
  3/26/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 27, 2014
  4/7/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/11/2014SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 1, 2014
  7/1/2014SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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