Introduced by Rep. Beth Griffin (R) on February 6, 2019
To authorize penalties of up to one year in jail for helping a medically frail prisoner paroled to a nursing home or health care facility (as proposed by House Bill 4129) to abscond from those locations. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 6, 2019
Reported in the House on March 12, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on March 13, 2019
Reported in the Senate on April 30, 2019
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on May 1, 2019
To exempt "skilled nursing facility staff performing duties required of skilled nursing facilities" from provisions restricting medical provider actions to assist a prisoner to leave a facility, have unauthorized contacts and more.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 1, 2019