To allow a nursing home resident or a resident's legal representative to use audio or visual electronic monitoring devices in nursing home rooms to monitor a resident’s care under certain circumstances. The bill authorizes the use of recordings from such a device as evidence in a civil or criminal trial in which abuse of residents is alleged, and prescribes detailed rules and disclosure requirements.
Referred to the Committee on Health Policy and Human Services
Reported without amendment
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed in the Senate 37 to 0
Referred to the Committee on Health Policy
Referred to the Committee on Families, Children and Seniors
The substitute passed by voice vote
Passed in the House 64 to 41
Passed in the Senate 22 to 15
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.