HB 1315-1_ Filed 02/22/2006, 09:06
The Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Utilities, and Public Policy, to which was referred House
Bill No. 1315, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate
with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:
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Page 1, line 3, after "(a)" insert " This section does not apply to the
Indiana Veterans' Home.
Page 1, line 3, after "IC 16-28" insert " as a comprehensive care
Page 1, line 12, delete "(b)" and insert " (c)".
Page 1, between lines 13 and 14, begin a new paragraph and insert:
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"SECTION 2. IC 16-28-11-6 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA
CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 6. The state department shall
disclose, in the department's consumer guide to nursing homes,
whether a health facility is:
(2) partially; or
equipped with sprinklers.
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SECTION 3. IC 16-28-11-7 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 7. The state department shall disclose the
following information in the department's consumer guide to
(1) Whether a health facility has:
(A) battery operated;
(B) hard wired; or
smoke detectors in each resident's room.
(2) If a health facility has hard wired or wireless smoke
detectors in each resident's room, whether the smoke
(A) provide an unusual and audible signal at the nurses'
stations that attend each room; and
(B) transmit to a central station service or connect to the
facility's fire alarm system.".
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Page 2, delete lines 9 through 25.
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to HB 1315 as printed January 25, 2006.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass .
Committee Vote: Yeas 8, Nays 0.
Senator Wyss, Chairperson
AM 131506/DI 71 2006