HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2431

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2020

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to assisted living facilities.

 

 

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 part I to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"321- Assisted living facilities; registered nurse required. (a) Beginning not later than January 1, 2021, assisted living facility shall have at least one registered nurse available on its premises at all times to meet the care management and monitoring needs of its residents.

(b) For the purpose of this section, "registered nurse" means a registered nurse licensed under chapter 457."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Department of Health; Assisted Living Facilities; Registered Nurses

 

Description:

Requires each assisted living facility to have at least 1 registered nurse available on its premises at all times to meet the care management and monitoring needs of its residents.

 

 

 

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