2020 Senate Bill 956

Senate Roll Call 229: Passed

To ban transferring patients in a medical care facility who test positive for COVID-19 to nursing homes, with exceptions for patients who have recovered from the disease or nursing homes with a designated coronavirus area meeting standards specified in the bill. Also, to require state regulators to create a “centralized intake facility” in each of the state’s eight “health care regions” to treat coronavirus patients who are “ineligible for admission at a hospital”.

24 Yeas / 13 Nays
Republican (22 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Democrat (2 Yeas / 13 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)