Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 404
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/06/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Rules (Simmons) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. (1) The following rules are ratified for the
    6  sole and exclusive purpose of satisfying any condition on
    7  effectiveness imposed under s. 120.541(3), Florida Statutes:
    8  rule 69L-7.501, Florida Administrative Code, titled “Florida
    9  Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Hospitals,” and
   10  rule 69L-7.100, Florida Administrative Code, titled “Florida
   11  Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Ambulatory
   12  Surgical Centers,” as filed for adoption with the Department of
   13  State pursuant to the certification package dated December 19,
   14  2016.
   15         (2) This act serves no other purpose and shall not be
   16  codified in the Florida Statutes. After this act becomes law,
   17  its enactment and effective dates shall be noted in the Florida
   18  Administrative Code, the Florida Administrative Register, or
   19  both, as appropriate. This act does not alter rulemaking
   20  authority delegated by prior law, does not constitute
   21  legislative preemption of or exception to any provision of law
   22  governing adoption or enforcement of the rule cited, and is
   23  intended to preserve the status of any cited rule as a rule
   24  under chapter 120, Florida Statutes. This act does not cure any
   25  rulemaking defect or preempt any challenge based on a lack of
   26  authority or a violation of the legal requirements governing the
   27  adoption of any rule cited.
   28         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.
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   31  And the title is amended as follows:
   32         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   33  and insert:
   34                        A bill to be entitled                      
   35         An act relating to ratification of Department of
   36         Financial Services rules; ratifying specified rules
   37         relating to the Florida Workers’ Compensation
   38         Reimbursement Manual for Hospitals and Florida
   39         Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for
   40         Ambulatory Surgical Centers for the sole and exclusive
   41         purpose of satisfying any condition on effectiveness
   42         imposed under s. 120.541(3), F.S., which requires
   43         ratification of any rule exceeding the specified
   44         thresholds for likely adverse impact or increase in
   45         regulatory costs; providing construction; providing
   46         for a certain notice in the Florida Administrative
   47         Code, the Florida Administrative Register, or both;
   48         providing an effective date.