Here, you'll find legislative updates for Arizona, District of Columbia, Illinois, New York, and North Carolina (as of 6/25/18).
Sober Living Homes (HB 2529)
The bill passed and was signed into law last month and the new law goes into effect on August 3, 2018.
Omnibus ALR Improvement and Quality Long Term Care Act of 2018 (DC B22-0689)
Argentum joined LeadingAge DC, the Alzheimer’s Association, and other organizations opposing this legislation, and attended a hearing on June 22 and submitted testimony for the record. Due to overwhelming opposition to this bill, the DC Committee on Health agreed to revisit the legislation and to make the process more inclusive. The committee intends to work on this into the fall. The DC Department of Health is also working on updating the assisted living regulations in a more practical and inclusive manner.
Amends Life Care Contracts (HB 4664)
The bill failed to pass the legislature prior to the session ending.
Assisted Seniors Financial Protection Act (HB 1071)
The bill was pulled by the representative on June 20 with the agreement to work with the North Carolina Assisted Living Association (NCALA) to clarify the regulations on increasing fees in assisted living communities. The representative has no plan to reintroduce the bill next year in North Carolina’s full session.
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