Florida Senate - 2011 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 1396 Barcode 764416 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Judiciary (Braynon) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 191 and 192 4 insert: 5 Section 3. Subsection (1) of section 400.151, Florida 6 Statutes, is amended to read: 7 400.151 Contracts.— 8 (1) Effective October 1, 2011, the presence of each 9 resident in a facility shall be covered by a state-approved 10 contract, executed by the licensee and the resident or his or 11 her designee or legal representative at the time of admission or 12 prior thereto and at the expiration of the term of a previous 13 contract, and modified by the licensee and the resident or his 14 or her designee or legal representative at the time the source 15 of payment for the resident’s care changes. Each party to the 16 contract is entitled to a duplicate original thereof, printed in 17 boldfaced type, and the licensee shall keep on file all 18 contracts which it has with residents. The licensee may not 19 destroy or otherwise dispose of any such contract until 5 years 20 after its expiration or such longer period as may be provided in 21 the rules of the agency. Microfilmed records or records 22 reproduced by a similar process of duplication may be kept in 23 lieu of the original records. 24 25 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 26 And the title is amended as follows: 27 Delete line 18 28 and insert: 29 definitions; amending s. 400.151, F.S.; requiring the 30 presence of each resident in a nursing home facility 31 to be covered by a state-approved contract after a 32 specified date; providing an effective date.