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CS/CS/CS/HB 1263: Department of Health

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Appropriations Committee ; Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee ; Hudson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Baxley ; Burgin ; Campbell ; Coley ; Dorworth ; Drake ; Ford ; Gaetz ; Ingram ; Mayfield ; Patronis ; Plakon ; Steube ; Williams, T. ; Wood

Department of Health; Revises purpose of DOH; revises duties of State Surgeon General; eliminates Officer of Women's Health Strategy; eliminates Florida Drug, Device, & Cosmetic Trust Fund as trust fund under DOH; provides that two or more counties may combine for operation of county health department under certain circumstances; requires DOH to be responsible for state public health system; requires DOH to provide leadership for partnership involving federal, state, & local government & private sector to accomplish public health goals; allows counties to enact health regulations & ordinances consistent with state law; requires DOH to establish rules for conditions & procedures for imposing & releasing quarantine; provides that rules established under this section supersede all rules enacted by other state agencies, boards, or political subdivisions; provides that violation of rules established under section, quarantine, or requirement adopted pursuant to declared public health emergency is second-degree misdemeanor.

Effective Date: 4/27/2012
Last Action: 4/29/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-184, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5511 (Ch. 2012-143), CS/HB 7043 (Ch. 2012-27)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2012 House • Filed
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 125
1/12/2012 House • Referred to Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 214
2/2/2012 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee, 02/06/12, 3:30 pm, Reed Hall
2/6/2012 House • CS by Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 7 NAYS 4 -HJ 582
2/13/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 578
2/14/2012 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 600
2/17/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/21/12, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
2/21/2012 House • CS/CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 8 -HJ 816
2/23/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 806
2/24/2012 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 833
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/27/12, 2:00 pm, 404 HOB
2/27/2012 House • CS/CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 6 -HJ 908
2/28/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 907
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/12
• CS/CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 903
3/1/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 990
• Amendment(s) adopted (029053, 371107, 556011, 779567) -HJ 992
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/2/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1008
• Amendment(s) adopted (005105) -HJ 1010
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 86 NAYS 28 -HJ 1010
3/2/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 855
• Referred to Health Regulation; Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; Budget -SJ 855
3/8/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Health Regulation; Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; Budget -SJ 1090
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1090
• Substituted for CS/SB 1824 -SJ 1092
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1090
• Amendment(s) adopted (371972, 753786) -SJ 1092
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2012 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1138
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 31 NAYS 9 -SJ 1141
3/9/2012 House • In returning messages
• Was taken up -HJ 1279
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (753786) -HJ 1281
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 86 NAYS 29 -HJ 1308
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1309
4/13/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/27/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/29/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-184, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5511 (Ch. 2012-143), CS/HB 7043 (Ch. 2012-27)