Florida Senate - 2011                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1228
                                Barcode 384132                          
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/24/2011           .                                

       The Committee on Military Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security
       (Altman) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 38 - 62
    4  and insert:
    6  regulated by this chapter;
    7         5. Proof that the applicant’s spouse is assigned to a duty
    8  station in this state pursuant to the member’s official active
    9  duty military orders; and
   10         6. Proof that the applicant would otherwise be entitled to
   11  full licensure under the appropriate practice act, and is
   12  eligible to take the respective licensure examination as
   13  required in Florida.
   14         (b)The applicant must also submit to the Department of Law
   15  Enforcement a complete set of fingerprints. The Department of
   16  Law Enforcement shall conduct a statewide criminal history check
   17  and forward the fingerprints to the Federal Bureau of
   18  Investigation for a national criminal history check.
   19         (c) Each board, or the department if there is no board,
   20  shall review the results of the state and federal criminal
   21  history checks according to the level 2 screening standards in
   22  s. 435.04 when granting an exemption and when granting or
   23  denying the temporary license.
   24         (d) The applicant shall pay the cost of fingerprint
   25  processing. If the fingerprints are submitted through an
   26  authorized agency or vendor, the agency or vendor shall collect
   27  the required processing fees and remit the fees to the
   28  Department of Law Enforcement.
   29         (e)The department shall set an application fee, which may
   30  not exceed the cost of issuing the license.
   31         (f)A temporary license expires 6 months after the date of
   32  issuance and is not renewable.
   33         (g) An applicant for a temporary license under this
   34  subsection is subject to the requirements under s. 456.013(3)(a)
   35  and (c).
   36         (h) An applicant shall be deemed ineligible for a temporary
   37  license pursuant to this section if the applicant:
   38         1. Has been convicted of or pled nolo contendere to,
   39  regardless of adjudication, any felony or misdemeanor related to
   40  the practice of a health care profession;
   41         2. Has had a health care provider license revoked or
   42  suspended from another of the United States, the District of
   43  Colombia, or a United States Territory;
   44         3. Has been reported to the National Practitioner Data
   45  Bank, unless the applicant has successfully appealed to have his
   46  or her name removed from the data bank; or
   47         4. Has previously failed the Florida examination required
   48  to receive a license to practice the profession for which the
   49  applicant is seeking a license.
   50         (i) The board, or department if there is no board, may
   51  revoke a temporary license upon finding that the individual
   52  violated the profession’s governing practice act.
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   55         And the title is amended as follows:
   56         Delete line 11
   57  and insert:
   58         certain general licensing requirements; providing that
   59         certain persons are ineligible for such license;
   60         providing for revocation of such license; amending ss.