Description: Electronic monitoring devices in the rooms of residents of nursing homes; require on request of resident or guardian.
Bill Text: [Introduced]
History of Actions:
|1||02/23 (S) Referred To Public Health and Welfare|
|2||03/09 (S) Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 2004|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|Vote type required||Three/Fifths|
Principal Author: Dawkins
Additional Author: Williamson
Code Section: A 043-0011-0013
Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 43-11-13, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REQUIRE ELECTRONIC MONITORING DEVICES IN THE ROOMS OF RESIDENTS OF NURSING HOMES AT THE REQUEST OF THE RESIDENT OR THE RESIDENT'S GUARDIAN; TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ISSUE REGULATIONS; TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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