91st General Assembly
Summary of HB2229
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Short description: 
NURS HM-PUNITIVE DAMAGES                                                   

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Nursing Home Care Act.   Provides  that  a  court  may      
   award  punitive  damages in an action against a facility for wilful or      
   wanton misconduct of the facility's agents or employees  that  results      
   in the injury or death of a resident.  Effective immediately.               
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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