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CS/HB 7085: Health Care Disaster Preparedness and Response

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Health and Human Services Committee ; Massullo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Edwards-Walpole

Health Care Disaster Preparedness and Response; Directs DOH, in coordination with Division of Emergency Management & local emergency management agencies, to maintain a statewide registry of persons with special needs; requires nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health agencies and nurse registries to have an emergency management plan & to conduct staff training; reassigns responsibility from DOH to AHCA for establishing & maintaining online database for licensees providing residential or inpatient services to report information regarding emergency status, planning, & operations; requires licensees to provide for continuation of services under emergency conditions. APPROPRIATION: $3,584,150

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 622 (Ch. 2018-24)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/16/2018 House • Filed
2/19/2018 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 609
• Introduced -HJ 609
2/20/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/22/18, 1:00 pm, Webster Hall
2/22/2018 House • CS by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 24 NAYS 0 -HJ 673
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 670
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/18
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 668, 669
2/28/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 708, 709
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/1/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 736, 737
• CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 737
3/1/2018 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2018 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 732, 733
• Received -SJ 768
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 622 (Ch. 2018-24)