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CS/CS/HB 293: State Ombudsman Program

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Roberson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Pritchett

State Ombudsman Program; Reorganizes long-term ombudsman services; provides duties of Office of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman & State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Council; provides conditions under which representative of office could be found to have conflict of interest; provides immunity from liability for representative of office; requires long-term care facilities to provide representatives of office with access to facilities, residents, & records for certain purposes; provides for office to coordinate ombudsman services with Disability Rights Florida.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/23/2015 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7018 (Ch. 2015-31), CS/CS/HB 1001 (Ch. 2015-126) -HJ 742
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/15/2015 House • Filed
1/28/2015 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 28
2/3/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 02/10/15, 10:30 am, 12 HOB
2/10/2015 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 134
2/12/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/18/2015 House • Original reference(s) removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 131
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 131
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 27
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 127
3/10/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/12/15, 1:00 pm, Morris Hall
3/12/2015 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 236
3/16/2015 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 232
3/17/2015 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 249
4/21/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/15
4/23/2015 House • Substituted CS/SB 7018 -HJ 742
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7018 (Ch. 2015-31), CS/CS/HB 1001 (Ch. 2015-126) -HJ 742