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CS/SB 528: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

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

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders; Defining the term “peer specialist”; requiring a specific level of screening for peer specialists working in mental health programs and facilities; authorizing a person to seek certification as a peer specialist if he or she meets specified qualifications; requiring the Department of Children and Families to develop a training program for peer specialists and to give preference to trainers who are certified peer specialists; requiring recovery residences to comply with specified Florida Fire Prevention Code provisions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2019 Senate • Filed
2/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 69
2/12/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/19/19, 12:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
2/19/2019 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 159
2/20/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/22/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 69
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 156
3/8/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 03/13/19, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/13/2019 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 237
3/14/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
4/18/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations