Maine LD 155: An Act To Expand Housing Opportunities for Patients with Complex Medical Conditions

LD 155 (subjects: HEALTH CARE SERVICES , HOME HEALTH CARE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=155&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Richard Malaby of Hancock: (R – District 136) — e-mail | Facebook

7 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/29/2015 House Committee on Health and Human Services suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/3/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin, REFERRED to the Committee on Health and Human Services, in concurrence.
6/1/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
Under suspension of the rules
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-249)
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/3/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.

READ ONCE.

Committee Amendment “A” (H-249) READ and ADOPTED, in concurrence.

Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-249), in concurrence.

Ordered sent down forthwith.
6/5/2015 House FINALLY PASSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/8/2015 Senate On motion by Senator CUSHING of Penobscot PLACED ON THE SPECIAL STUDY TABLE pending FINAL PASSAGE – Emergency 2/3 Elected Required , in concurrence.
6/30/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
FINALLY PASSED – Emergency 2/3 Elected Required , in concurrence.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 155 as originally introduced. L.D. 155 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (H-249) .

An Act To Expand Housing Opportunities for Patients with Complex Medical Conditions

CONCEPT DRAFT

SUMMARY

This bill is a concept draft pursuant to Joint Rule 208.

The purpose of this bill is to help ensure that patients with complex medical conditions who are in hospitals are placed in more appropriate nonhospital settings.

The bill proposes to fund the ongoing costs associated with beds in nonhospital settings for:

1. Patients with severe brain injuries;

2. Bariatric patients;

3. Patients who are dependent on a ventilator for the long-term;

4. Young adult patients with substance abuse issues who receive extended intravenous therapy due to infections;

5. Young adult patients with spinal cord injuries;

6. Young adult patients who have had strokes;

7. Homeless patients who need preoperative care such as feeding tubes; and

8. Patients who are violent and have been previously discharged from a health care facility due to violence.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


This information about LD 155 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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