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Short Title

Requires licensing of palliative care facilities 
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Long Title To amend sections 2929.14, 3702.511, 3702.53, and 3795.03 and to enact sections 3702.512, 3727.70, 3727.71, 3727.72, 3727.73, 3727.74, 3727.75, 3727.76, 3727.77, 3727.78, 3727.79, and 3795.04 of the Revised Code to establish an exemption from the requirement that a certificate of need be obtained for certain projects regarding palliative care, to establish requirements for hospital after-care and discharge planning, to prohibit assisting suicide, and to require the development of recommendations concerning the operation of memory care units.


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Effective Date

March 21, 2017


Senate Rules and Reference Committee
Senate Health and Human Services Committee
House Health and Aging Committee

Primary Sponsors

Kirk Schuring


Marlene Anielski
Nickie J. Antonio
Steven Arndt
Nan A. Baker
John Barnes
Heather Bishoff
Janine R. Boyd
Tim W. Brown
Hearcel F. Craig
Michael F. Curtin
Timothy Derickson
Mike Dovilla
Cheryl L. Grossman
Stephen D. Hambley
Terry Johnson
Michele Lepore-Hagan
Jeff McClain
Michael J. O'Brien
John Patterson
Dan Ramos
Jeff Rezabek
John M. Rogers
Gary Scherer
Barbara R. Sears
Stephen Slesnick
Martin J. Sweeney
Ron Young
Edna Brown
Capri S. Cafaro
John Eklund
Keith Faber
Bob D. Hackett
Shannon Jones
Peggy Lehner
Gayle Manning
Scott Oelslager
Bill Seitz
Charleta B. Tavares
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