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2021 Senate Bill 450: Ban emergency rules that bar hospital or nursing home visitors
Introduced by Sen. Jim Stamas R-Midland on May 18, 2021
To prohibit state or local emergency orders that prohibit or limit a family member or patient representative from visiting a patient or resident in a health care facility or nursing home, subject to reasonable limits on the number of visitors at one time and other precautions.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee on May 18, 2021
Reported in the Senate on June 2, 2021
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Substitute offered by Sen. Jim Stamas R-Midland on May 11, 2022
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 11, 2022
Received in the House on May 11, 2022
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on May 11, 2022
Reported in the House on November 10, 2022
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.