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HB 1061: Nurse Licensure Compact

GENERAL BILL by Pigman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Edwards ; Renner ; Sprowls

Nurse Licensure Compact; Creates Nurse Licensure Compact; provides for recognition of licenses in party states; provides requirements for obtaining & retaining multistate license; provides effect on current licensees; requires all party states to participate in coordinated licensure information system of all RNs & LPNs; provides for development of system, reporting procedures, & exchange of certain information between party states; establishes Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators; authorizes certain disciplinary action under compact for certain prohibited acts; requires Florida Center for Nursing to analyze supply & demand of nurses & make future projections; requires DOH to report significant investigative information on nurse licensee to coordinated licensure information system; requires nurse holding multistate license to report participation in treatment program to department; provides eligibility criteria for multistate license.

Effective Date: December 31, 2018, or upon enactment of the Nurse Licensure Compact into law by 26 states, whichever occurs first
Last Action: 3/28/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-139, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 1063 (Ch. 2016-97)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/29/2015 House • Filed
• Referred to Select Committee on Affordable Healthcare Access; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 90
1/4/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Select Committee on Affordable Healthcare Access, 01/11/16, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall
1/11/2016 House • Favorable by Select Committee on Affordable Healthcare Access; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 167
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 167
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 89
1/15/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/20/16, 12:00 pm, Webster Hall
1/20/2016 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 243
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 243
1/25/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 01/27/16, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
1/27/2016 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 307
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 307
2/26/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/16
3/1/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 625
• Amendment(s) adopted (617749) -HJ 626
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/2/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 654
• Passed as amended; YEAS 111 NAYS 1 -HJ 654
3/2/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 590
• Received -SJ 590
3/8/2016 Senate • Withdrawn from Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 791
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 791
• Substituted for CS/SB 1316 -SJ 791
• Read 2nd time -SJ 791
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 846
• Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 847
3/9/2016 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 977
3/11/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -HJ 1434
3/25/2016 • Approved by Governor
3/28/2016 • Chapter No. 2016-139, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 1063 (Ch. 2016-97)