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S 0659 General Bill, By Giese
    A Bill to amend Sections 40-35-40, 40-35-50, 40-35-60, 40-35-70, 40-35-90, 40-35-110, and 40-35-130, relating to the provisions of law regulating nursing home administrators, so as to make certain changes regarding these provisions, including increasing the maximum penalties which may be imposed for serving as a nursing home administrator without a license, revamping the provisions on revocation or suspension of licenses and imposition of other disciplinary action, providing for the lapsing of a license and for reinstatement, and exempting certain fines and costs collected by the State Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators pursuant to Section 40-35-133 from the requirement of being deposited in the General Fund; and to amend Chapter 35 of Title 40, relating to nursing home administrators, by adding Sections 40-35-105, so as to require a nursing home administrator to post a notice setting forth the manner in which complaints may be reported to the Board, 40-35-131, so as to provide for a procedure for hearing charges against a licensee by the Board or by a hearing officer or officers appointed by the Board, 40-35-132, so as to provide that, upon a determination by the Board that one or more of the grounds for revocation or suspension of a license or for otherwise disciplining a licensee exist in accordance with the provisions of Section 40-35-130, the Board may take any one or more of a number of certain actions in the way of sanctions regarding the license or the licensee, including the imposition of certain costs and fines, and 40-35-133, so as to provide that all costs and fines imposed under certain provisions of Section 40-35-132 are due and payable immediately upon imposition, provide that interest shall accrue on the amount due from the date imposed until the date it is paid, require the Board to remit all amounts received by way of costs and fines and by way of interest to the State Treasurer to be deposited in a special fund from which the Board must be reimbursed for the administrative costs of each disciplinary proceeding, and provide that, at any time the special fund exceeds twenty thousand dollars, all excess funds must be remitted to the State's General Fund.
04/15/87Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-1309
04/15/87Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-1310
02/03/88Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs SJ-11
02/11/88Senate Amended SJ-47
02/11/88Senate Read second time SJ-54
02/12/88Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-3
02/16/88House Introduced and read first time HJ-1181
02/16/88House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means HJ-1182
04/13/88House Committee report: Favorable Ways and Means HJ-2634
04/21/88House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, April 26, 1988 HJ-315
04/26/88House Objection by Rep. OR Phillips, Moss & Arthur HJ-3215
05/19/88House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Arthur & O. Phillips HJ-3906
06/01/88House Objection by Rep. OR Phillips, Lewis & Lanford HJ-450
06/02/88House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Moss, Lanford & O. Phillip HJ-4676
06/02/88House Debate adjourned HJ-4677

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