Florida Senate - 2011                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1226
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/28/2011           .                                

       The Committee on Criminal Justice (Smith) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 42 - 76
    4  and insert:
    5  Notwithstanding s. 120.60, for felonies in which the defendant
    6  entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere in an agreement with
    7  the court to enter a pretrial intervention or drug diversion
    8  program, the board, or the department if there is no board, may
    9  not approve or deny the application for a license, certificate,
   10  or registration until the final resolution of the case;
   11         (b)Has been convicted of, or entered a plea of guilty or
   12  nolo contendere to, regardless of adjudication, a felony under
   13  21 U.S.C. ss. 801-970, or 42 U.S.C. ss. 1395-1396, unless the
   14  sentence and any subsequent period of probation for such
   15  conviction or plea ended more than 15 years before the date of
   16  the application;
   17         (c)(b)Has been terminated for cause from the Florida
   18  Medicaid program pursuant to s. 409.913, unless the applicant
   19  has been in good standing with the Florida Medicaid program for
   20  the most recent 5 years;
   21         (d)(c)Has been terminated for cause, pursuant to the
   22  appeals procedures established by the state or Federal
   23  Government, from any other state Medicaid program or the federal
   24  Medicare program, unless the applicant has been in good standing
   25  with a state Medicaid program or the federal Medicare program
   26  for the most recent 5 years and the termination occurred at
   27  least 20 years before prior to the date of the application; or.
   28         (e)Is currently listed on the United States Department of
   29  Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General’s List of
   30  Excluded Individuals and Entities.
   32  This subsection does not apply to applicants for initial
   33  licensure or certification who were enrolled in an educational
   34  or training program on or before July 1, 2010, which was
   35  recognized by a board or, if there is no board, recognized by
   36  the department, and who applied for licensure after July 1,
   37  2010.
   38         (3)The department shall refuse to renew a