SCS SB 397 -- LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
SPONSOR: Stouffer (Schaaf)
COMMITTEE ACTION: Voted "do pass by consent" by the Special
Committee on Healthcare Facilities by a vote of 5 to 0.
This substitute requires a signature on all documents for a
long-term care facility license application to ensure that the
documents are true and correct.
FISCAL NOTE: No impact on state funds in FY 2008, FY 2009, and
PROPONENTS: Supporters say that eliminating the affidavit
requirement allows long-term care facilities to electronically
file documents required by the Department of Health and Senior
Testifying for the bill were Senator Stouffer; and Department of
Health and Senior Services.
OPPONENTS: There was no opposition voiced to the committee.