Bill No. CS/CS/HB 661
Amendment No. 317753
Senate House

1Representative Jones offered the following:
3     Amendment (with title amendment)
4     Between lines 197 and 198, insert:
5     Section 3.  Subsection (1) of section 400.151, Florida
6Statutes, is amended to read:
7     400.151  Contracts.-
8     (1)  Effective October 1, 2011, the presence of each
9resident in a facility shall be covered by a state-approved
10contract, executed by the licensee and the resident or his or
11her designee or legal representative at the time of admission or
12prior thereto and at the expiration of the term of a previous
13contract, and modified by the licensee and the resident or his
14or her designee or legal representative at the time the source
15of payment for the resident's care changes. Each party to the
16contract is entitled to a duplicate original thereof, printed in
17boldfaced type, and the licensee shall keep on file all
18contracts which it has with residents. The licensee may not
19destroy or otherwise dispose of any such contract until 5 years
20after its expiration or such longer period as may be provided in
21the rules of the agency. Microfilmed records or records
22reproduced by a similar process of duplication may be kept in
23lieu of the original records.
T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T
28     Remove line 16 and insert:
29certain entities; amending s. 400.151, F.S.; requiring state-
30approved resident contracts with nursing homes after a specified
31date; providing applicability; providing for

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