The bill requires an individual or entity who, for a fee, refers a prospective resident to an assisted living residence to disclose:
- Any business relationships that the referring party has with the assisted living residence; and
- That the assisted living residence pays for the referral.
The bill requires written or electronic documentation of the disclosure to be provided to and maintained by the assisted living residence. The referring party is subject to a civil penalty for a violation. The attorney general or district attorney in the appropriate county is authorized to bring a civil action to seek a civil penalty and to enjoin the referring party from any further violation.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)