SB537 HFAT Ellington 3-5

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Delegate Ellington moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Senate Bill No. 537 -- A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated 16-29B-31, relating to establishing health care standards by the Health Care Authority; establishing a workgroup to review certain standards in this state; designating members of workgroup; providing for duties of workgroup; providing that the West Health Care Authority provide staff for the workgroup; providing for public hearings; providing for the submission of a final report; establishing a termination date of the workgroup; providing a time frame to review health care standards; freezing current standards for a period of time; and establishing a time frame to complete the review.