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HB19-1065

Public Hospital Boards Of Trustees

Concerning public hospital boards of trustees, and, in connection therewith, eliminating the restriction that a board may not include more than four local residents and allowing a board to unilaterally acquire real or personal property by lease if the board has designated the public hospital as an enterprise.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

Under current law, not more than 4 of the 7 trustees of a public hospital board of trustees (hospital board) may be residents of the city or town in which the associated hospital is located. The bill removes this restriction.

Current law states that a hospital board may acquire real and personal property by lease only with the approval of the board of county commissioners. The bill clarifies this requirement and creates an exception to it; that is, a hospital board that has designated its public hospital as an enterprise for purposes of section 20 of article X of the state constitution is not required to obtain such approval.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/10/2019 Signed Act PDF
    04/01/2019 Final Act PDF
    03/26/2019 Rerevised PDF
    03/25/2019 Revised PDF
    03/11/2019 Reengrossed PDF
    03/08/2019 Engrossed PDF
    01/10/2019 Introduced PDF