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.

Senate:

This bill was referred to Senate Health Care Committee on February 9, 2017.

 passed the Senate Health Care Committee on March 8, 2017 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 March 9, 2017. It has been placed on the calendar for March 14, 2017.

This bill passed second and third readings on March 15, 2017. House:

This bill was received by the House on March 20, 2017.

This bill was referred to the House Health Committee, and then the House regulatory Reform Committee on March 21, 2017.

The referral to the House Regulatory Reform Committee was stricken on June 13, 2017.

This bill was withdrawn from the House Health Committee and re-referred to the House Rules and Operations Committee on June 29, 2017.

This bill passed second and third readings on June 29, 2017.

This bill was presented to Gov. Cooper on June 30, 2017.

This bill was signed by Gov. Cooper on July 21, 2017.

 
 

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