Honorable Richard Pena Raymond, Chair, House Committee on Human Services
John S O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB2109 by Truitt (Relating to agency action concerning assisted living facilities, including regulation of inappropriate placement of residents at facilities.), Committee Report 1st House, Substituted
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend section 247.066 of the Health and Safety Code relating to appropriate resident placement at assisted living facilities; assessing an administrative penalty against a facility; emergency suspensions or closing orders; and section 247.068 relating to Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) retaliation against a facility owner, controlling person or employee.
DADS indicated that any new requirements pursuant to implementation of the bill could be absorbed within available resources.
The bill would take effect September 1, 2011.
Local Government Impact
No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.