Cameras in Nursing Homes FAQs

The Camera Bill, or the Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act, affects electronic monitoring of resident rooms. This law was passed by the Missouri legislature in July 2020 and went into effect as law in August 2020. As of September 3, residents may install electronic monitoring devices in their rooms.  VOYCE offered a…

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Cameras in Nursing Homes FAQs

Important New Rules for Use of Cameras in Resident Rooms

VOYCE would like to extend another big thank you to Missouri Representative Jim Murphy (District 094) and VOYCE’s Grants and Public Policy Coordinator Nicole Lynch for a robust discussion on the new law surrounding Authorized Electronic Monitoring. If you could not join us on August 18 for the overview and Q&A with Representative Murphy and Nicole,…

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Important New Rules for Use of Cameras in Resident Rooms

Governor Parsons Signs the Camera Bill

On July 14, Governor Parsons signed HB 1387, the electronic monitoring bill. For TEN YEARS, VOYCE and other elder rights advocates have fought to get an electronic monitoring bill passed, and today that fight has been won!

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Governor Parsons Signs the Camera Bill

Camera Bill Passed Out of Senate Committee

As reported by KMOX, Missouri House Bill 1387, which allows residents of nursing homes and other long-term care communities to place cameras in their rooms, passed out of the Missouri Senate’s Committee on Seniors, Families, and Children on May 6, 2020.

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Camera Bill Passed Out of Senate Committee