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The proposed rulemaking clarifies rules regarding:

  • Audit and complaint investigation procedures;
  • Civil penalties for violations of nurse staffing laws;
  • Nurse staffing law definitions;
  • Hospital posting and record keeping requirements;
  • Hospital nurse staffing committee requirements;
  • Hospital nurse staffing plans and plan review requirements;
  • Replacement nurse staffing requirements;
  • Nursing staff member overtime;
  • Waivers to nurse staffing plan requirements; and
  • Minor housekeeping corrections for ease of readability and alignment with other state agency rules.