HB 1777 Hospitals providing psychiatric services; denials of admission.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Hospitals providing psychiatric services; denials of admission. Requires the Board of Health to promulgate regulations that require each hospital that provides inpatient psychiatric services to establish a protocol that (i) requires, for any refusal to admit a medically stable patient referred to its psychiatric unit, direct verbal communication between the on-call physician in the psychiatric unit and the referring physician, if requested by the referring physician, and (ii) prohibits on-call physicians or other hospital staff from refusing a request for such direct verbal communication by a referring physician.

Full text:
01/09/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102042D  pdf | impact statement
01/23/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17102042D-E  pdf | impact statement
02/15/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1777ER)  pdf | impact statement
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0175)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/09/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102042D
01/09/17  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/12/17  House: Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/17/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (11-Y 0-N)
01/19/17  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
01/20/17  House: Read first time
01/23/17  House: Read second time
01/23/17  House: Committee amendments agreed to
01/23/17  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB1777E
01/23/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17102042D-E
01/24/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/24/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
01/25/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/06/17  Senate: Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/09/17  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/10/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/17  Senate: Read third time
02/13/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  House: Enrolled
02/15/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1777ER)
02/15/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/17/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/17/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/23/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 175 (effective 7/1/17)
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0175)