Florida Senate - 2017                              CS for SB 404
       By the Committee on Rules; and Senator Simmons
       595-03520-17                                           2017404c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to ratification of Department of
    3         Financial Services rules; ratifying specified rules
    4         relating to the Florida Workers’ Compensation
    5         Reimbursement Manual for Hospitals and Florida
    6         Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for
    7         Ambulatory Surgical Centers for the sole and exclusive
    8         purpose of satisfying any condition on effectiveness
    9         imposed under s. 120.541(3), F.S., which requires
   10         ratification of any rule exceeding the specified
   11         thresholds for likely adverse impact or increase in
   12         regulatory costs; providing construction; providing
   13         for a certain notice in the Florida Administrative
   14         Code, the Florida Administrative Register, or both;
   15         providing an effective date.
   17  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   19         Section 1. (1) The following rules are ratified for the
   20  sole and exclusive purpose of satisfying any condition on
   21  effectiveness imposed under s. 120.541(3), Florida Statutes:
   22  rule 69L-7.501, Florida Administrative Code, titled “Florida
   23  Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Hospitals,” and
   24  rule 69L-7.100, Florida Administrative Code, titled “Florida
   25  Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Ambulatory
   26  Surgical Centers,” as filed for adoption with the Department of
   27  State pursuant to the certification package dated December 19,
   28  2016.
   29         (2) This act serves no other purpose and shall not be
   30  codified in the Florida Statutes. After this act becomes law,
   31  its enactment and effective dates shall be noted in the Florida
   32  Administrative Code, the Florida Administrative Register, or
   33  both, as appropriate. This act does not alter rulemaking
   34  authority delegated by prior law, does not constitute
   35  legislative preemption of or exception to any provision of law
   36  governing adoption or enforcement of the rule cited, and is
   37  intended to preserve the status of any cited rule as a rule
   38  under chapter 120, Florida Statutes. This act does not cure any
   39  rulemaking defect or preempt any challenge based on a lack of
   40  authority or a violation of the legal requirements governing the
   41  adoption of any rule cited.
   42         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.