Judiciary Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

HB-5259

Title:

AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMINAL OFFENSES THAT DISQUALIFY AN INDIVIDUAL FROM OBTAINING EMPLOYMENT OR VOLUNTEERING AT A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY.

Vote Date:

3/28/2018

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable

PH Date:

3/14/2018

File No.:

Disclaimer: The following JOINT FAVORABLE Report is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose.

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Representative Joe Polletta

REASONS FOR BILL:

To determine the procedures that long term care facilities must follow prior to hiring new employees and redefine the phrase “qualifying offense” to include specific criminal offenses

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

N/A

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

N/A

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

N/A

Reported by: Cassandra L. Hobbs

Date: April 9, 2018