Bill Status of SB2977 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: HOSPITAL LICENSING-ABUSE
Sen. Julie A. Morrison
(Rep. Will Guzzardi, Sonya M. Harper and Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.)
| 3/25/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Hospital Licensing Act. In provisions regarding patient protection from abuse, provides that no patient, administrator, agent, or employee (rather than administrator, agent, or employee) of a hospital or a member of its medical staff may abuse a patient in the hospital. Provides that "abuse" in the provisions means any physical or mental injury or sexual abuse intentionally inflicted by, among other specified persons, a patient.