Florida Senate - 2018                                     SB 558
       By Senator Campbell
       38-00556-18                                            2018558__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to emergency power for health care
    3         facilities; creating s. 408.822, F.S.; requiring
    4         certain health care facilities to have an operational
    5         generator and a supply of fuel which meet certain
    6         criteria by a specified date; providing an effective
    7         date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. Section 408.822, Florida Statutes, is created to
   12  read:
   13         408.822 Emergency power.—Before January 1, 2019, all
   14  facilities subject to this part which provide overnight care
   15  must have onsite an operational generator and a supply of fuel
   16  sufficient to sustain the generator for a minimum of 96 hours
   17  during a power outage. The generator must provide enough
   18  electricity to maintain day-to-day living conditions throughout
   19  the entire facility.
   20         Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.