Florida Senate - 2017                                    SB 7012
       By the Committee on Health Policy
       588-01938-17                                          20177012__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to ratification of Department of
    3         Health rules; ratifying a rule, adopted by the Board
    4         of Medicine, relating to the standard of care for
    5         office surgery for the sole and exclusive purpose of
    6         satisfying any condition on effectiveness pursuant to
    7         s. 120.541(3), F.S., which requires ratification of
    8         any rule exceeding the specified thresholds for likely
    9         adverse impact on or increase in regulatory costs;
   10         providing applicability; providing an effective date.
   12  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   14         Section 1. (1) The following rule is ratified for the sole
   15  and exclusive purpose of satisfying any condition on
   16  effectiveness imposed under s. 120.541(3), Florida Statutes:
   17  Rule 64B8-9.009, Florida Administrative Code, titled “Standard
   18  of Care for Office Surgery” as filed for adoption with the
   19  Department of State pursuant to the certification package dated
   20  June 15, 2016.
   21         (2) This act serves no other purpose and may not be
   22  codified in the Florida Statutes. After this act becomes law,
   23  its enactment and effective date shall be noted in the Florida
   24  Administrative Code, the Florida Administrative Register, or
   25  both, as appropriate. This act does not alter rulemaking
   26  authority delegated by prior law, does not constitute
   27  legislative preemption of or an exception to any provision of
   28  law governing adoption or enforcement of the cited rule, and is
   29  intended to preserve the status of the cited rule as a rule
   30  under chapter 120, Florida Statutes. This act does not cure any
   31  rulemaking defect or preempt any challenge based on a lack of
   32  authority or a violation of the legal requirements governing the
   33  adoption of the cited rule.
   34         Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.