Prevent Premature Shutdown of Essential Health Services

An Act Relative to the Closing of Hospital Essential Services - H.1253 - S.754

  • Make it harder for hospitals or healthcare companies from closing essential services without an adequate notice period

  • Prevent hospitals / health companies from expanding 3 years after the closure unless the essential service is restored

the decision makers

Joint Committee on Health Care Financing

Who on committee has co-sponsored:

state senators:

Cindy Friedmanred x
Cindy Friedman (D)
Arlington

chair

Harriette Chandlerred x
Harriette Chandler (D)
Worcester

chair

Julian Cyrgreen check
Julian Cyr (D)
Truro
Paul Feeneyred x
Paul Feeney (D)
Foxborough
John Keenanred x
John Keenan (D)
Quincy
Eric Lesserred x
Eric Lesser (D)
Longmeadow
Patrick O'Connorred x
Patrick O'Connor (R)
Weymouth

state representatives:

John Lawnred x
John Lawn (D)
Watertown

chair

Jay Livingstonered x
Jay Livingstone (D)
Boston

chair

Lindsay Sabadosagreen check
Lindsay Sabadosa (D)
Northampton
Christine Barbergreen check
Christine Barber (D)
Somerville
Steven Ultrinored x
Steven Ultrino (D)
Malden
Brian Murrayred x
Brian Murray (D)
Milford
Jon Santiagogreen check
Jon Santiago (D)
Boston
Patricia Duffygreen check
Patricia Duffy (D)
Kip Diggsred x
Kip Diggs (D)
Thomas Goldenred x
Thomas Golden (D)
Lowell
Hannah Kanered x
Hannah Kane (R)
Shrewsbury
Mathew Muratorered x
Mathew Muratore (R)
Plymouth
Lenny Mirrared x
Lenny Mirra (R)
West Newbury

Who has co-sponsored:

History of the bill

2021

Dec 2020

Reporting date extended to last possible day of session

2020

May 2019

Hearing (Health Care Financing)

2019