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SB 644: Delivery of Nursing Services

GENERAL BILL by Braynon

Delivery of Nursing Services; Creating the “Florida Hospital Patient Protection Act”; requiring that each health care facility implement a staffing plan that provides minimum direct care registered nurse staffing levels; requiring a direct care registered nurse to demonstrate competence and to receive specified orientation before being assigned to a hospital or clinical unit; prohibiting a health care facility from imposing mandatory overtime and from engaging in certain other actions, etc.

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



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/31/2019 Senate • Filed
2/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 79
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 79
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy