Bill Text: TX HB4132 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to emergency generators or other power sources in end stage renal disease facilities.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2021-03-29 - Referred to Public Health [HB4132 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB4132-Introduced.html
  87R11459 MCF-D
 
  By: Campos H.B. No. 4132
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to emergency generators or other power sources in end
  stage renal disease facilities.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  This Act may be cited as the Esequiel Mendoza
  Act.
         SECTION 2.  Subchapter B, Chapter 251, Health and Safety
  Code, is amended by adding Section 251.016 to read as follows:
         Sec. 251.016.  EMERGENCY GENERATOR OR OTHER POWER SOURCE.
  Each end stage renal disease facility licensed under this chapter
  shall ensure the facility is equipped with an operational emergency
  generator or comparable emergency power source and a sufficient
  amount of fuel to operate the generator or power source during a
  power outage.
         SECTION 3.  As soon as practicable after the effective date
  of this Act, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human
  Services Commission shall adopt rules necessary to implement
  Section 251.016, Health and Safety Code, as added by this Act.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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