SB 118 Modifies provisions relating to loans available for sprinkler system requirements in long-term care facilities and to a definition in the long-term care facilities chapter
Sponsor: Stouffer
LR Number: 0839L.03T Fiscal Note: 0839-03T.ORG
Committee: Health, Mental Health, Seniors and Families
Last Action: 9/14/2011 - No motion made to override Governor's veto Journal Page:
Title: HCS SS SB 118 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2011
House Handler: Sater

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HCS/SS/SB 118 - This act modifies provisions relating to long-term care facilities.

Current law requires long-term care facilities to install and maintain an approved sprinkler system by December 31,2012. This act extends the 2012 implementation date requirement to 2014. (Section 198.074)

This act removes a reference to a current state regulation regarding administrative, personnel and resident care requirements for new and existing residential care facilities in the definition of "appropriately trained and qualified individual" as it relates long-term care facilities and instead provides that such appropriately trained and qualified individual shall have received facility orientation training as required by Chapter 198, RSMo. (Section 198.006).