Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Hospital police departments. Defines "health system". Allows for health systems to establish police departments. Expands the area in which hospital police officers may exercise police powers. Establishes the Indiana health care facilities task force (task force). Requires the task force to: (1) study and review hospital and health facility licensure; (2) study, review, and update the American Institute of Architects guidelines for hospitals and health care facilities; (3) study, review, and update National Fire Protection Association standards for hospitals and health care facilities; and (4) submit an electronic report to the governor and the legislative council setting forth the task Hospital police departments. Defines "health system". Allows for health systems to establish police departments. Expands the area in which hospital police officers may exercise police powers. Establishes the Indiana health care facilities task force (task force). Requires the task force to: (1) study and review hospital and health facility licensure; (2) study, review, and update the American Institute of Architects guidelines for hospitals and health care facilities; (3) study, review, and update National Fire Protection Association standards for hospitals and health care facilities; and (4) submit an electronic report to the governor and the legislative council setting forth the task force's findings not later than August 31, 2018. ... View more