Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 360

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 16-28-11-5.

Synopsis: Health facility automatic fire sprinklers. Requires certain health facilities to have automatic fire sprinkler systems before July 1, 2016. Provides that if a system is not installed before July 1, 2013, a plan for completion must be submitted to the health facilities council.

Effective: Upon passage; July 1, 2007.





Howard




    January 11, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services.







Introduced

First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)


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SENATE BILL No. 360



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning health.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 16-28-11-5; (07)IN0360.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 16-28-11-5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 5. (a) A health facility licensed as a comprehensive care facility under IC 16-28 must do the following:
        (1) Have an automatic fire sprinkler system throughout the health facility before July 1, 2016.
        (2) If an automatic fire sprinkler system is not installed throughout the health facility before July 1, 2013, submit before July 1, 2013, a plan to the state department for completion of the automatic fire sprinkler system before July 1, 2016.
    (b) The state department shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to implement this section.

SOURCE: ; (07)IN0360.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this SECTION, "commissioner" has the meaning set forth in IC 16-18-2-340.
    (b) Notwithstanding IC 16-28-11-5, as added by this act, the

state department of health shall carry out the duties imposed upon the state department of health under IC 16-28-11-5, as added by this act, under interim written guidelines approved by the commissioner.
    (c) This SECTION expires on the earlier of the following:
        (1) The date rules are adopted under IC 16-28-11-5, as added by this act.
        (2) January 1, 2009.

SOURCE: ; (07)IN0360.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. An emergency is declared for this act.