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CS/SB 1138: Ethical Marketing Practices for Substance Abuse Services

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Clemens

Ethical Marketing Practices for Substance Abuse Services; Prohibiting substance abuse treatment providers and operators of recovery residences from engaging in certain marketing practices; providing that the violation of the prohibition against certain unethical marketing practices by a provider or operator is a violation of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act; expanding the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act to include protections for people with diagnosable substance abuse disorders and other disabling conditions and civil penalties for those who commit violations against such people, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Location: In committee/council (AP)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/15/2015 Senate • Filed
1/5/2016 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 86
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 86
1/15/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/20/16, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
1/20/2016 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 238
1/21/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 238
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 243
2/19/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/24/16, 1:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
2/24/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 497
2/25/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 497
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Appropriations