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2013 Florida Statutes

F.S. 383.335
383.335 Partial exemptions.
(1) Any facility that was providing obstetrical and gynecological surgical services and was owned and operated by a board-certified obstetrician on June 15, 1984, and that would otherwise be subject to licensure under ss. 383.30-383.335 as a birth center, is exempt from the provisions of ss. 383.30-383.335 and part II of chapter 408 which restrict the provision of surgical services and outlet forceps delivery and the administration of anesthesia at birth centers. The agency shall adopt rules specifically related to the performance of such services and the administration of anesthesia at such facilities.
(2) Any facility which, as of June 15, 1984, had an agreement with a consultant who is licensed pursuant to chapter 458 or chapter 459 but who is not practicing obstetrics, is exempt from the provisions of this act which define the term “consultant.” 4, 27, ch. 84-283; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 76, ch. 99-8; s. 12, ch. 2007-230.