HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2776

TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE, 2012

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO LIABILITY INSURANCE.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 321, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"321- Liability insurance. (a) All operators of adult foster homes under section 321-11.2 and adult residential care homes, assisted living facilities, and expanded adult residential care homes as defined in section 321-15.1 shall obtain and maintain liability insurance with respect to their operation of such homes or facilities in a coverage amount deemed sufficient by the director of health.

(b) The department of health shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 91 to effectuate the purposes of this section."

SECTION 2. Chapter 346, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"346- Liability insurance. (a) All operators of assisted living facilities, community care foster family homes, and expanded adult residential care homes as defined in section 346-331 shall obtain and maintain liability insurance with respect to their operation of such homes or facilities in a coverage amount deemed sufficient by the director.

(b) The department shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 91 to effectuate the purposes of this section."

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2050.


 


 

Report Title:

Care Home Operators; Liability Insurance

 

Description:

Requires all operators of adult foster homes, adult residential care homes, assisted living facilities, expanded adult residential care homes, and community care foster family homes to obtain and maintain sufficient liability insurance. Effective July 1, 2050. (HB2776 HD1)

 

 

 

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