Reference is to Printer's Date 4/14/11-H.
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:
/ SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 9, Title 4 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 4-9-82, a
hospital public service district, upon approval of its governing
body, is authorized to enter into agreements with one or more
entities for the delivery of health care services within the
boundaries of the hospital public service district and to
transfer so much of the hospital public service district's
assets and liabilities as the governing body determines to any
such entity if:
(1) the entity agrees to use the transferred assets to continue to provide health care services within the boundaries of the hospital public service district in a manner consistent with the obligations and responsibilities of the transferring hospital public service district;
(2) the transferring hospital public service district continues in existence; and
(3) to the extent that certain assets of the hospital public service district are not transferred to the entity, the nontransferred assets remain under the control of the governing body of the hospital public service district.
Before giving final approval to any such transaction, the governing body of the hospital public service district shall make available for public review and comment a copy of the definitive document and a summary of the document, and shall provide public notice of this availability by publication in a newspaper of general circulation within the boundaries of the hospital public service district at least once a week for four consecutive weeks."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.