The Committee on Health Regulation (Jones) recommended the
following amendment to amendment (756332):
(9)(a) "Controlling entity" means an entity that has the
ability, acting alone or in concert with others, to directly or
indirectly influence, direct, control, or cause the direction of
the operation, management, expenditure of money, or policies of
(b) A controlling entity does not include a lender,
financial institution, or secured creditor who does not exercise
any influence or control, whether formal or actual, over the
operation or management of a facility.
(10) "Controlling financial interest" means having more
than a 5 percent financial ownership interest in the facility,
an affiliate, or controlling entity.
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