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Senate Bill No. 139

Public Act No. 12-6

AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION OF FINANCIAL STABILITY OF NURSING HOME FACILITIES AND MANAGED RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES TO PATIENTS AND RESIDENTS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2012) If a nursing home facility, as defined in section 19a-521 of the general statutes, is placed in receivership pursuant to sections 19a-541 to 19a-549, inclusive, of the general statutes, or has filed a petition for relief under the United States Bankruptcy Code, the nursing home facility shall notify each person seeking admission as a patient or admitted as a patient to the nursing home facility that the nursing home facility has been placed in receivership or has filed such petition.

Sec. 2. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2012) If a managed residential community, as defined in section 19a-693 of the general statutes, has filed a petition for relief under the United States Bankruptcy Code, the managed residential community shall notify each person seeking residency in the managed residential community and each resident of the managed residential community that the managed residential community has filed such petition.

Approved May 2, 2012