DEPT CORR MEDICAL CONTINUITY
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Department of Corrections Medical Services Continuity
Act. Provides that, when a new contractor replaces a previous
contractor in providing medical, dental, or mental health services in
correctional institutions and facilities, including juvenile
facilities, under the maintenance and control of the Department of
Corrections, there shall be a 90-day transition employment period
during which employees of the previous contractor shall be employed by
the new contractor. Sets forth procedural requirements and
exceptions. Provides for enforcement of the Act and penalties for
violations. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything except the short title provision.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Restores provisions of the bill as introduced, with changes
concerning applicability. Changes the effective date to September 1,
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dept. of Corrections)
No corrections population or fiscal impact.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dept. of Corrections)
Same as DOC fiscal note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes language providing that, if there is a collective
bargaining agreement in effect with the new contractor on the
effective date of the new contract that covers employees of the
previous contractor, then specified provisions concerning the transi-
tion employment period shall not apply to the new contractor. Inserts
language providing that, if a labor organization is the exclusive
bargaining agent of the new contractor's employees on the effective
date of the new contract, then the Act shall not apply to the new
contractor. Adds an immediate effective date.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 1
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