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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Health facility nursing staff requirements. Requires a health facility to comply with the following: (1) Have a registered nurse present at the health facility at all times when a resident is in the care of the health facility. (2) Require a registered nurse to delegate certain duties. (3) Provide that there is not less than 4 1/10 hours per resident day of direct nursing care, with not less than 30% of the direct nursing care being provided by licensed nurses. (4) Employ a director of nursing who has obtained certain education or certification. Health facility nursing staff requirements. Requires a health facility to comply with the following: (1) Have a registered nurse present at the health facility at all times when a resident is in the care of the health facility. (2) Require a registered nurse to delegate certain duties. (3) Provide that there is not less than 4 1/10 hours per resident day of direct nursing care, with not less than 30% of the direct nursing care being provided by licensed nurses. (4) Employ a director of nursing who has obtained certain education or certification.