SB 1561 Emergency Department Care Coordination Program; established.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Emergency Department Care Coordination Program established. Establishes the Emergency Department Care Coordination Program in the Department of Health to provide a single, statewide technology solution that connects all hospital emergency departments in the Commonwealth to facilitate real-time communication and collaboration between physicians, other health care providers, and other clinical and care management personnel for patients receiving services in hospital emergency departments, for the purpose of improving the quality of patient care services. The bill does not become effective unless and until the Commonwealth receives federal Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act funds to implement its provisions. This bill is identical to HB 2209.

Full text:
01/20/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103799D  pdf | impact statement
02/02/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17105126D-S1  pdf
02/06/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17105126D-ES1  pdf
02/13/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17105421D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/22/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1561ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0475)  pdf

Senate amendments

01/20/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103799D
01/20/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/30/17  Senate: Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/02/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17105126D-S1
02/02/17  Senate: Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/02/17  Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/06/17  Senate: Read second time
02/06/17  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/06/17  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 17105126D-S1
02/06/17  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/06/17  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB1561ES1
02/06/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17105126D-ES1
02/08/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/08/17  House: Read first time
02/08/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/08/17  House: Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/13/17  House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
02/13/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17105421D-H1
02/14/17  House: Read second time
02/15/17  House: Read third time
02/15/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17105421D-H1
02/15/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1561H1
02/15/17  House: Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Passed by temporarily
02/17/17  Senate: House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Title replaced 17105421D-H1
02/22/17  Senate: Enrolled
02/22/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1561ER)
02/22/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/22/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/23/17  Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/23/17
02/23/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 475 (effective - see bill)
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0475)