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CS/SB 1396: Nursing Homes

GENERAL BILL by Health Regulation ; Bogdanoff

Nursing Homes; Requires the trial judge to conduct an evidentiary hearing to determine the sufficiency of evidence for claims against certain persons relating to a nursing home. Limits noneconomic damages in a wrongful death action against the nursing home. Revises provisions relating to punitive damages against a nursing home. Prohibits discovery of the defendant's financial worth until the judge approves the pleading on punitive damages, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Budget (BC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/24/2011 Senate • Filed
    3/7/2011 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 105
    3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 105
    3/23/2011 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Budget
    • References corrected to Health Regulation; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 269
    • Now in Health Regulation
    • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 03/28/11, 3:15 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
    4/7/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 04/12/11, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    4/12/2011 Senate • CS by Health Regulation; YEAS 7 NAYS 5
    4/14/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    4/15/2011 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 470
    4/20/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/25/11, 9:45 am, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
    4/21/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/26/11, 9:45 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Received
    4/26/2011 Senate • CS by Health Regulation read 1st time -SJ 485
    5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Judiciary

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  • CS/SB 1396, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/14/2011 at 12:51 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 4/22/2011 (pdf)
    Budget (Pre-Meeting) 4/22/2011 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 661 (e1) Nursing Home Litigation Reform Gaetz, Harrison Similar Last Action: 5/7/2011 S Died in Messages
    Location: In messages from House
    S 1972 (c3) Health and Human Services Negron Compare Last Action: 5/5/2011 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 395 (Ch. 2011-114), CS/CS/HB 445 (Ch. 2011-167), CS/CS/CS/CS/HB 479 (Ch. 2011-233), CS/HB 1125 (Ch. 2011-195), CS/HB 7107 (Ch. 2011-134), CS/HB 7109 (Ch. 2011-135), CS/SB 1676 (Ch. 2011-219), SB 2144 (Ch. 2011-61) -SJ 925
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    509388 - Amendment
    Between lines 191 and 192 insert:
    Judiciary
    (Braynon)
    4/25/2011
    12:44 PM
    Web Page
    PDF
    883706 - Amendment
    Between lines 191 and 192 insert:
    Judiciary
    (Braynon)
    4/25/2011
    12:44 PM
    Web Page
    PDF
    764416 - Amendment
    Between lines 191 and 192 insert:
    Judiciary
    (Braynon)
    4/25/2011
    12:44 PM
    Web Page
    PDF
    562584 - Amendment
    Between lines 191 and 192 insert:
    Judiciary
    (Braynon)
    4/25/2011
    12:45 PM
    Web Page
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    400.023 Civil enforcement. Page 1 (pdf)
    400.0237 Punitive damages; pleading; burden of proof. Page 5 (pdf)

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  • SB 1396, Original Filed Version Posted 2/24/2011 at 1:30 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Health Regulation (Pre-Meeting) 3/25/2011 (pdf)
    Health Regulation (Post-Meeting) 4/14/2011 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 661 (c1) Nursing Home Litigation Reform Gaetz, Harrison Compare Last Action: 5/7/2011 S Died in Messages
    Location: In messages from House
    S 1972 (c2) Health and Human Services Negron Compare Last Action: 5/5/2011 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 395 (Ch. 2011-114), CS/CS/HB 445 (Ch. 2011-167), CS/CS/CS/CS/HB 479 (Ch. 2011-233), CS/HB 1125 (Ch. 2011-195), CS/HB 7107 (Ch. 2011-134), CS/HB 7109 (Ch. 2011-135), CS/SB 1676 (Ch. 2011-219), SB 2144 (Ch. 2011-61) -SJ 925
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    888128 - Amendment
    Delete line 70 and insert:
    Health Regulation
    (Diaz de la Portilla)
    4/12/2011
    9:34 AM
    Withdrawn
    4/13/2011
    Web Page
    PDF
    541928 - Amendment
    Delete lines 210 - 337.
    Health Regulation
    (Diaz de la Portilla)
    4/8/2011
    4:23 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/13/2011
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 799184 - Amendment to Amendment (541928)
    Delete line 3 and insert:
    Health Regulation
    (Diaz de la Portilla)
    4/12/2011
    10:42 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/13/2011
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/12/2011 1:00 PM Health Regulation 7 Yeas - 5 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    400.023 Civil enforcement. Page 1 (pdf), Page 2 (pdf)
    400.0237 Punitive damages; pleading; burden of proof. Page 6 (pdf)
    400.0238 Punitive damages; limitation. Page 8 (pdf)
    400.23 Rules; evaluation and deficiencies; licensure status. Page 10 (pdf)

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