Hospital Construction Guidelines

nc-stampSB 42 – Reduce Cost & Reg. Burden/Hosp. Construction

Primary Sponsors: Sen. Ralph Hise (R – Madison), Sen. Louis Pate (R – Wayne), Sen. Joyce Krawiec (R – Forsyth)

This bill would direct the Medical Care Commission to adopt the recommendation of the American Society of Healthcare Engineering’s Facility Guidelines Institute “Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities.” This bill would update North Carolina’s hospital guidelines to meet these national standards. This bill would only apply to construction of new facilities.

This bill was referred to Senate Health Care Committee on 2.9.17.

This bill passed the Senate Health Care Committee on 3.8.17 and was re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Operations of the Senate.

The bill was reported favorable the Committee on Rules and Operations of the Senate on 3.9.17. It has been placed on the calendar for 3.14.17.


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