TN HB9068 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on October 26 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-10-28 - P2C, ref. to Covid-19 Committee of Extraordinary Session III
Pending: House Covid-19 Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]

Summary

As introduced, prohibits a hospital, during a period in which a disaster, emergency, or public health emergency for COVID-19 has been declared, from restricting a patient from having at least one family member present with the patient during the stay in the hospital as long as the family member tests negative for COVID-19 and is not exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 or another virus or communicable disease. - Amends TCA Title 2; Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 9; Title 29; Title 33; Title 37; Title 49; Title 50; Title 56; Title 58; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.

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Title

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 2; Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 9; Title 29; Title 33; Title 37; Title 49; Title 50; Title 56; Title 58; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71, relative to COVID-19.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-10-28HouseP2C, ref. to Covid-19 Committee of Extraordinary Session III
2021-10-27HouseIntro., P1C.
2021-10-26HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB9063 (Crossfiled) 2021-10-28 - Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Health & Welfare Committee

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