Mississippi Legislature
2003 Regular Session

House Bill 293

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Background

Title

Description: Vulnerable adults act; clarify definition of caregiver and vulnerable adult with regard to nursing facilities.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

1 01/07 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare
2 02/04 (H) Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2003
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredMajority

House Committee:

Principal Author: Mayo

Code Section: A 043-0047-0005

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 43-47-5, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE DEFINITIONS UNDER THE VULNERABLE ADULTS ACT TO REMOVE THE EXEMPTION OF LICENSED NURSING HOME FROM THE DEFINITION OF "CARETAKER"; TO CLARIFY THAT "VULNERABLE ADULTS" INCLUDE RESIDENTS OR PATIENTS IN NURSING FACILITIES; TO CLARIFY THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES IS AUTHORIZED TO EVALUATE AND PROVIDE PROTECTIVE SERVICES REGARDING ANY RESIDENT OR PATIENT IN A NURSING FACILITY; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 02/04/03 at 17:50.

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