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House Bill 1259

House Bill 1259

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF HB1259 (Updated February 19, 2002 3:01 PM - DI 84)

Various hospital matters. Removes political affiliation requirements to be appointed to the governing boards of county hospitals and certain municipal hospitals. Amends qualifications to be on the governing board of those hospitals. Allows a county hospital to have audits performed by independent certified public accountants. Removes certain approval procedures required for a county hospital to operate another hospital or a building in a county that contains a county or municipal hospital. Allows certain municipal and county hospital boards to meet in executive session to discuss certain topics and to purchase group malpractice insurance together. Prohibits a member of the appointing authority for a hospital's governing board from serving on the governing board. Updates population parameters to reflect changes in the 2000 decennial census.
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