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Kentucky Litigation Reform Legislation Signed Into Law

March 20, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 20, 2017 – Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed KY SB 4, An Act Relating to Medical Review Panels, into law March 16. This law establishes a medical review panel system for use in civil litigation relating to health care providers, including assisted living and personal care home providers. Malpractice claims against…

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Texas District Court Files Injunction Against Department of Labor’s Persuader Rule

June 28, 2016

The Northern District Court of Texas issued a nationwide injunction against the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Persuader Rule. This injunction will prevent the DOL’s Persuader Rule from going into effect Friday, July 1, 2016.

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U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett Reintroduces Silver Alert Legislation

February 1, 2009

Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), last month reintroduced the National Silver Alert Act (H.R. 632), legislation to help law enforcement quickly locate missing seniors. The National Silver Alert Act passed the House of Representatives last September.

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Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions

February 1, 2009

In 2008 a bill was signed into law in the state of Washington that required assisted living providers (called boarding homes in the state of Washington) that were participating in the Medicaid program as of March 28, 2008 and that withdrew from the Medica

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ALFA’s Call to Action

February 1, 2009

ALFA is leading advocacy efforts to oppose the so-called Employee Free Choice Act, which is expected to be filed soon in the House and Senate. The legislation would deny employees a secret ballot election to decide whether a union will represent them.

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Movement Legislative Entries

October 2, 2008

A bill to amend chapter 1 of title 9 of United States Code with respect to arbitration.

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Movement Legislative Entries

September 25, 2008

A bill to amend the Social Security Act to enhance the social security of the Nation by ensuring adequate public-private infrastructure and to resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in, and prosecute elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and for o

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Movement Legislative Entries

September 25, 2008

A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require screening, including national criminal history background checks, of direct patient access employees of skilled nursing facilities, nursing facilities, and other long-term care fac

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Movement Legislative Entries

September 11, 2008

A bill to amend the Social Security Act to enhance the social security of the Nation by ensuring adequate public-private infrastructure and to resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in, and prosecute elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and for o

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Movement Legislative Entries

September 11, 2008

A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require screening, including national criminal history background checks, of direct patient access employees of skilled nursing facilities, nursing facilities, and other long-term care fac

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National Silver Alert Bill

August 18, 2008

By a voice vote, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation authored by Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), the National Silver Alert Act (H.R. 6064), to help law enforcement quickly locate missing seniors.

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Latest Legislative News Affecting Senior Living

July 18, 2008

House Subcommittee Passes Legislation Banning Arbitration Agreements, Senate Aging Committee to Host Hearing on Person-Centered Care, and AARP Report Supports Increasing Home & Community-Based Options

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