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CS/HB 211: Community Health Workers

GENERAL BILL by Health Quality Subcommittee ; Reed

Community Health Workers; Specifies duties & activities of community health workers; creates Community Health Worker Task Force within Florida College System institution or state university; requires DOH to provide administrative support & services; provides membership & duties of task force; requires members of task force to elect chair & vice chair; provides that task force members serve without compensation & are not entitled to reimbursement for per diem or travel expenses; requires that task force meet at least quarterly; authorizes task force members to meet in person or by teleconference or other electronic means; specifies number of members required for quorum; requires task force to submit report to Governor & Legislature by specified date; provides for future repeal of task force.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Education (ED)
  3. Community Affairs (CA)
  4. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/24/2013 House • Filed
11/22/2013 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 23
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 23
3/20/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 03/24/14, 12:30 pm, 306 HOB
3/24/2014 House • CS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 345
3/25/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 341
3/27/2014 House • Original reference(s) removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 387
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 387
4/1/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/03/14, 8:30 am, Morris Hall
4/3/2014 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 457
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 457
4/18/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/22/14
4/22/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 590
• Read 3rd time -HJ 590
• CS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 2 -HJ 590
4/22/2014 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Health Policy; Education; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 522
• Received -SJ 522
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Health Policy