Florida Senate - 2016                                    SB 1402
       By Senator Simmons
       10-01208-16                                           20161402__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to ratification of Department of
    3         Financial Services rules; ratifying a specified rule
    4         relating to the Florida Workers’ Compensation Health
    5         Care Provider Reimbursement Manual for the sole and
    6         exclusive purpose of satisfying any condition on
    7         effectiveness pursuant to s. 120.541(3), F.S., which
    8         requires ratification of any rule exceeding the
    9         specified thresholds for likely adverse impact or
   10         increase in regulatory costs; providing applicability;
   11         providing an effective date.
   13  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   15         Section 1. (1) The following rule is ratified for the sole
   16  and exclusive purpose of satisfying any condition on
   17  effectiveness imposed under s. 120.541(3), Florida Statutes:
   18  Rule 69L-7.020, Florida Administrative Code, titled “Florida
   19  Workers’ Compensation Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual”
   20  as filed for adoption with the Department of State pursuant to
   21  the certification package dated July 16, 2015.
   22         (2) This act serves no other purpose and shall not be
   23  codified in the Florida Statutes. After this act becomes law,
   24  its enactment and effective dates shall be noted in the Florida
   25  Administrative Code, the Florida Administrative Register, or
   26  both, as appropriate. This act does not alter rulemaking
   27  authority delegated by prior law, does not constitute
   28  legislative preemption of or exception to any provision of law
   29  governing adoption or enforcement of the rule cited, and is
   30  intended to preserve the status of any cited rule as a rule
   31  under chapter 120, Florida Statutes. This act does not cure any
   32  rulemaking defect or preempt any challenge based on a lack of
   33  authority or a violation of the legal requirements governing the
   34  adoption of any rule cited.
   35         Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.