2008 Regular Session


File Code: Health Care Facilities and Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 765
Sponsored By:
Delegate Nathan-Pulliam (By Request) and Delegates Benson, Bobo, Branch, Donoghue, Hucker, Lafferty, Levy, Malone, McDonough, Montgomery, and V. Turner
Hospitals - Nursing Care Committees, Staffing Plans, and Commission on Nursing Acuity


Requiring specified facilities to provide the Health Services Cost Review Commission with specified information; requiring hospitals to create a nursing care committee that performs specified duties; requiring hospitals to adopt and implement a specified written staffing plan; requiring a hospital to give consideration to specified factors when adopting and implementing the staffing plan; establishing the Commission on Nursing Acuity; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/6 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Health Planning and Cost Review
Health Services Cost Review Commission
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Public Information

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 19-218 , 19-310.2 , 19-310.3 )
Health Occupations
( 8-7C-06 , 8-7C-05 , 8-7C-04 , 8-7C-03 , 8-7C-02 , 8-7C-01 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered