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 Bill Status of HB0185  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Patricia R. Bellock - Sidney H. Mathias - Paul D. Froehlich - Sandra M. Pihos - Robert Rita, Sandy Cole, Rosemary Mulligan, Lou Lang and Mary E. Flowers

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Christine Radogno - Susan Garrett and Kirk W. Dillard)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/14/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0438

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the MRSA Screening, Prevention, and Reporting Act for State Residential Facilities. Requires State residential facilities to establish MRSA control procedures. Defines "State residential facility" to mean: (i) Department of Human Services operated residential facilities, including State mental health hospitals and other facilities; (ii) Department of Corrections operated correctional centers, work camps or boot camps, and adult transition centers; and (iii) Department of Juvenile Justice operated juvenile centers and boot camps. Sets forth required MRSA control procedures, including screening and surveillance, reporting, prevention, infection control, and treatment. Includes requirements for education of employees and others. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the MRSA Prevention, Control, and Reporting Act. Sets forth methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ("MRSA") prevention, control, and reporting activities that are applicable to State residential facilities (that is, any State mental health hospital, State developmental center, or State residential school for the deaf and visually impaired; any Department of Corrections operated correctional center, work camp or boot camp; and any Department of Juvenile Justice operated juvenile center or boot camp). Requires facilities to develop and utilize policies and procedures for MRSA prevention, control, and reporting that are in compliance with federal guidelines and consistent with the operational needs of affected agencies. Provides that procedural MRSA Prevention and Control Guidelines shall include, but not be limited to, recommendations and requirements for screening and surveillance, education and training, hygiene, sanitation, and infection control. Provides that State residential facilities shall comply with Department of Public Health rules and regulations for reporting of communicable diseases, including MRSA. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  1/14/2009HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/4/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  2/4/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  2/4/2009HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/25/2009HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  3/11/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Human Services Committee
  3/11/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/11/2009HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 007-000-000
  3/11/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  3/11/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/11/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  3/23/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2009HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/24/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  3/25/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/25/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 26, 2009
  3/25/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  3/26/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/26/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/2/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  4/15/2009SenateAssigned to Public Health
  4/22/2009SenateDo Pass Public Health; 007-000-000
  4/22/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 23, 2009
  5/15/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** May 18, 2009
  5/19/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  5/19/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/19/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/14/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  8/14/2009HouseEffective Date August 14, 2009
  8/14/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0438

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