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 Bill Status of HB5541  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  LONG-TERM CARE-COVID-19

House Sponsors
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly and Joyce Mason

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Long-Term Care Facility COVID-19 Mitigation Act. Requires long-term care facilities to conduct regular universal testing for all facility residents and staff and disclose all COVID-19 cases and deaths to facility residents, residents' family members, the Department of Public Health, and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall coordinate with local, State, and federal governments to establish COVID-19 alternate care sites with staffing. Requires the Department to establish a commission to implement increased State oversight of facilities, provide additional staff resources and personal protective equipment (PPE) for workers, and consider receivership for facilities with chronic public health violations. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason

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