.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1233, the first engrossment, as follows:
Page 441, after line 31, insert:
"Sec. .... Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 144A.53, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
Subd. 2. Complaints.
The director may receive a complaint from any source
concerning an action of an administrative agency, a health care provider, a home care
provider, a residential care home, or a health facility. The director may require a
complainant to pursue other remedies or channels of complaint open to the complainant
before accepting or investigating the complaint. Investigators are required to interview
1.9at least one family member of the vulnerable adult identified in the complaint. If the
1.10vulnerable adult is directing his or her own care and does not want the investigator to
1.11contact the family, this information will be documented in the investigative file.
The director shall keep written records of all complaints and any action upon
them. After completing an investigation of a complaint, the director shall inform the
complainant, the administrative agency having jurisdiction over the subject matter, the
health care provider, the home care provider, the residential care home, and the health
facility of the action taken. Complainants must be provided a copy of the public report
1.17upon completion of the investigation.
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly