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HB 933: Emergency Power Sources

GENERAL BILL by Harrison ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Moraitis

Emergency Power Sources; Requires PSC to ensure electric utilities have prioritized restoration of electric services to certain medical facilities; revises method for calculating distribution of punitive damages in certain cases; requires claimant who settles a case to provide notice of payments into a specified trust fund; authorizes expenditures from the Quality of Long-Term Care Facility Improvement Trust Fund for a specified grant program related to emergency power sources; revises items to be inspected by AHCA at specified intervals in nursing homes & assisted living facilities; revises components to be included in rules adopted by agency related to equipment necessary & essential to health of residents & emergency planning; revises minimum standards to be included in rules, policies, & procedures adopted by DEA related to emergency power during power outages.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/7/2017 House • Filed
    12/13/2017 House • Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 81
    1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 81
    3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee

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  • HB 933, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/7/2017 at 10:16 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (11)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1260 Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities Stargel Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy
    H 245 Public Utility Power Restoration Harrison Compare Last Action: 12/7/2017 H Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 27
    H 327 Emergency Power for Health Care Facilities Richardson Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
    H 479 Health Care Facility Inspections Williams Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
    H 655 Nursing Homes and Related Health Care Facilities Edwards-Walpole Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
    H 1321 Emergency Power for Health Care Facilities Hardemon Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
    S 284 Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facilities Book Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy
    S 372 Post-hurricane Relief for Residents of Health Care Facilities Garcia Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy
    S 896 Nursing Homes and Related Health Care Facilities Farmer Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy
    S 1596 Nursing Home Facilities Stewart Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy
    S 1874 (c1) Emergency Power for Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facilities Passidomo Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations

    Citations - Statutes (8)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    366.042 Page 2 (pdf)
    400.0238 Punitive damages; limitation. Page 2 (pdf)
    400.0239 Quality of Long-Term Care Facility Improvement Trust Fund. Page 4 (pdf)
    400.19 Right of entry and inspection. Page 4 (pdf)
    400.23 Rules; evaluation and deficiencies; licensure status. Page 6 (pdf)
    409.908 Reimbursement of Medicaid providers. Page 8 (pdf), Page 12 (pdf)
    429.34 Right of entry and inspection. Page 17 (pdf)
    429.41 Rules establishing standards. Page 17 (pdf)

    Citations - Chapter Law (1)

    Chapter Law Section Amended Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    2017-129 Page 12 (pdf)

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