SB466 (2020) Detail

Relative to the patient's bill of rights.


SB 466 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

02/06/2020   0314s

2020 SESSION

20-2873

01/08

 

SENATE BILL 466

 

AN ACT relative to the patient's bill of rights.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Klein-Knight, Hills. 11; Rep. Marsh, Carr. 8; Rep. Bouchard, Hills. 11

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies the patients' bill of rights.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/06/2020   0314s 20-2873

01/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the patient's bill of rights.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Health Facility Licensure; Patients' Bill of Rights.  Amend RSA 151:21, XVI to read as follows:

XVI.  The patient shall not be denied appropriate care on the basis of [race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, or source of payment, nor shall any such care be denied on account of the patient's sexual orientation]age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, marital status, familial status, disability, religion, national origin, source of income, source of payment, or profession.

2  Health Facility Licensure; Patients' Bill of Rights.  Amend RSA 151:21, XVIII to read as follows:

XVIII.  The patient shall be entitled to have the patient's parents, if a minor, or spouse, or next of kin, unmarried partner, or a personal representative chosen by the patient, if an adult, visit the facility, without restriction, if the patient is considered terminally ill by the physician responsible for the patient's care.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2021.

Links

SB466 at GenCourtMobile
SB466 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 14, 2020 Senate Hearing
Feb. 6, 2020 Senate Floor Vote
Feb. 6, 2020 Senate Floor Vote
March 17, 2020 House Hearing
March 19, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

SB466 Revision: 8088 Date: Feb. 6, 2020, 12:02 p.m.
SB466 Revision: 7663 Date: Dec. 20, 2019, 10:55 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 To Be Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 1
Jan. 14, 2020 Hearing: 01/14/2020, Room 101, LOB, 03:00 pm; SC 2
Feb. 6, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0314s, 02/06/2020; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 5
Feb. 6, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0314s, 02/06/2020; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 5
Feb. 6, 2020 Committee Amendment # 2020-0314s, AA, VV; 02/06/2020; SJ 3
Feb. 6, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0314s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/06/2020; SJ 3
Feb. 20, 2020 Introduced 02/20/2020 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs
March 17, 2020 ==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 03/17/2020 02:00 pm LOB 205
March 18, 2020 ==CANCELLED== Subcommittee Work Session: 03/18/2020 11:00 am LOB 205
March 19, 2020 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 03/19/2020 10:00 am LOB 205
June 30, 2020 Vacated and Laid on Table MA VV 06/30/2020