Bill Status of HB2375 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: LIFE CARE FACILITIES-RIGHTS
Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and Lindsey LaPointe
|Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Life Care Facilities Act. Defines "governing body", "proposed action", and "residents' association". Provides that a resident of a life care facility has the right to organize and participate in a residents' association. Prohibits reprisal by a provider for various actions taken by a residents' association. Requires a provider's governing body to hold annual meetings on and after July 1, 2023 at each of the provider's facilities located in the State for open discussion of specified subjects. Directs providers to make statements of financial activities for the facility and a written explanation of all material variances of actual costs with budget costs calculated in the statements of financial activities on and after January 1, 2024. Requires the Department of Public Health to ensure that providers comply with the provisions. Contains requirements for notice of noncompliance. Requires providers to cure noncompliance within 30 days after being notified by the Department. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.