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AB 348 (Brown) Moves Forward with Strong Support

On July 15, 2015, the Senate Health Committee unanimously passed AB 348 (Brown), a CANHR sponsored bill that would set timelines for complaint investigations. The bill has been amended to focus on timelines for investigations of facility reports of abuse and neglect now that the Governor has signed SB 75, a budget bill that sets a 60-day timeline for completing investigations of public complaints effective on July 1, 2018. AB 348 would impose the same timelines (60 days) to complete investigations of facility reports of abuse and neglect effective July 1, 2018. AB 348 is headed to the Senate Appropriations Committee, where it will be heard in August.

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