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Utah

Utah camera bill headed to governor’s desk

The Utah bill that would require assisted living communities to grant resident requests to install monitoring equipment in their rooms soon will be headed to the desk of Gov. Gary Herbert, where the bill’s sponsor anticipates that it will be signed into law.

Missouri

Missouri says ‘Show Me’ with camera bills

In a move that would give new meaning to Missouri’s nickname of the “Show Me State,” a lawmaker there is sponsoring three bills that would require long-term care facilities to honor resident requests to install electronic monitoring equipment in their rooms.

Utah

Utah camera bill moves to Senate

A bill that would require assisted living communities to grant resident requests to install monitoring equipment in their rooms unanimously passed out of the Utah House of Representatives Feb. 12 and has moved to the state Senate.

Utah camera bill advances through House committee

As a bill that would enable assisted living residents or their representatives to install cameras in their rooms moves through the legislative process in Utah, advocates for providers and residents both agree that it is not the ultimate solution for addressing incidents of theft, abuse and neglect that lead some lawmakers and consumers to pursue such measures in the first place.

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