State Ombudsman Program:
Deleting references to ombudsman councils and transferring their responsibilities to representatives of the Office of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman; providing conditions under which a representative of the office could be found to have a conflict of interest; requiring the Department of Elderly Affairs, in consultation with the state ombudsman, to define by rule what constitutes a conflict of interest; requiring long-term care facilities to provide representatives of the office with access to facilities, residents, and records for certain purposes, etc.
05/01/15 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1001 (Ch. 2015-126), CS/SB 7018 (Ch. 2015-31) on Friday, May 1, 2015 11:59 PM