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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

CS/HB 1065: Licensed Massage Therapists

GENERAL BILL by Health Quality Subcommittee ; Kerner ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Peters ; Watson, C. ; Zimmermann

Licensed Massage Therapists; Requires applicant for licensure under chapter 480, F.S., to submit to certain fingerprinting requirements; requires DOH to issue emergency order suspending license of massage therapist or establishment & to deny application for certain persons with specified interests in establishment for certain offenses; requires Board to deny application for new or renewal massage therapy licenses for certain offenses; requires applicant for massage therapist license & certain persons with specified interests in establishment to submit to certain background screening requirements by specified date; authorizes department to adopt rules related to corporate assets.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 6/13/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-139
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/21/2014 House • Filed
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 90
3/5/2014 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 203
3/14/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 03/18/14, 3:00 pm, 306 HOB
3/18/2014 House • CS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 327
3/20/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 322
3/24/2014 House • Original reference(s) removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 336
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 336
3/31/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/02/14, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
4/2/2014 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 457
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 457
4/8/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/10/14, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
4/10/2014 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -HJ 508
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 508
4/22/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/14
4/24/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 695
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/25/2014 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 756
• Amendment(s) adopted (259951) -HJ 756
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 756
4/25/2014 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations -SJ 713
• Received -SJ 713
4/28/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Health Policy; Appropriations -SJ 751
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 751
• Substituted for CS/SB 1068 -SJ 751
• Read 2nd time -SJ 751
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/29/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 789
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 789
4/29/2014 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 877
6/5/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/13/2014 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-139