OR HB2600 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 24-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-14 - Work Session held.
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

Requires long term care facilities, conversion facilities and residential care facilities providing care to six or more residents to adopt specified protocols and procedures regarding preventing and reporting disease outbreaks. Requires long term care facilities, conversion facilities and residential care facilities providing care to six or more residents to adopt specified protocols and procedures regarding preventing and reporting disease outbreaks. Requires facilities to have designated individual with specialized training to be responsible for carrying out infection prevention and control protocols. Requires Department of Human Services, in coordination with Oregon Health Authority, to communicate regularly with facility administrators regarding best practices and protocols and to notify facilities of elevated risk of disease outbreak in facility's community. Requires administrators and certain employees of facilities and adult foster homes to be trained in recognizing] preventing and containing disease outbreaks and reporting disease outbreaks. Requires long term care facilities, conversion facilities and residential care facilities providing care to six or more residents to have inspection by Oregon Health Authority] department of kitchen and other areas where food is prepared to ensure compliance with health and sanitation laws. Requires Long Term Care Ombudsman and Residential Facilities Ombudsman to inform staff at long term care facilities and residential care facilities about responsibility of staff to report disease outbreaks and about protections for staff who report disease outbreaks. Requires ombudsmen] to report to] notify licensing agency about any disease outbreak reported to ombudsmen] ombudsman by facility staff] residents or identified by ombudsman and to train designees on how to identify and report disease outbreaks.

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Title

Relating to disease outbreaks in congregate care facilities.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-06-14HouseWork Session held.
2019-06-10HouseReturned to Full Committee.
2019-06-10HousePublic Hearing and Work Session held.
2019-06-05HouseWork Session cancelled.
2019-06-03HouseAssigned to Subcommittee On Human Services.
2019-04-16HouseReferred to Ways and Means by prior reference.
2019-04-16HouseRecommendation: Do pass with amendments, be printed A-Engrossed, and be referred to Ways and Means by prior reference.
2019-04-09HouseWork Session held.
2019-01-31HousePublic Hearing held.
2019-01-18HouseReferred to Health Care with subsequent referral to Ways and Means.
2019-01-14HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

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