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HB 1061: Nurse Licensure Compact
GENERAL BILL by Pigman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Edwards ; Renner ; Sprowls
Nurse Licensure Compact; Creates Nurse Licensure Compact; provides for recognition of licenses in party states; provides requirements for obtaining & retaining multistate license; provides effect on current licensees; requires all party states to participate in coordinated licensure information system of all RNs & LPNs; provides for development of system, reporting procedures, & exchange of certain information between party states; establishes Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators; authorizes certain disciplinary action under compact for certain prohibited acts; requires Florida Center for Nursing to analyze supply & demand of nurses & make future projections; requires DOH to report significant investigative information on nurse licensee to coordinated licensure information system; requires nurse holding multistate license to report participation in treatment program to department; provides eligibility criteria for multistate license.
Last Action: 3/28/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-139, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 1063 (Ch. 2016-97)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Select Committee on Affordable Healthcare Access; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 90
• On Committee agenda-- Select Committee on Affordable Healthcare Access, 01/11/16, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by Select Committee on Affordable Healthcare Access; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 167
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 167
• Introduced -HJ 89
• On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/20/16, 12:00 pm, Webster Hall
• Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 243
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 243
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 01/27/16, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
• Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 307
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 307
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/16
• Read 2nd time -HJ 625
• Amendment(s) adopted (617749) -HJ 626
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 654
• Passed as amended; YEAS 111 NAYS 1 -HJ 654
• In Messages
• Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 590
• Received -SJ 590
• Withdrawn from Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 791
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 791
• Substituted for CS/SB 1316 -SJ 791
• Read 2nd time -SJ 791
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -SJ 846
• Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 847
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 977
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -HJ 1434
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2016-139, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 1063 (Ch. 2016-97)
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