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. 12 13 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 14 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.