Florida Senate - 2017 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 876 Ì794312~Î794312 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 04/20/2017 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Young) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 618 - 664 4 and insert: 5 licensure, certification, or registration who was arrested for 6 or charged with a felony specified in paragraph (a) or paragraph 7 (b) before July 1, 2009. 8 (3) The department shall refuse to renew a license, 9 certificate, or registration of any applicant if the applicant 10 or any principal, officer, agent, managing employee, or 11 affiliated person of the applicant: 12 (a) Has been convicted of, or entered a plea of guilty or 13 nolo contendere to, regardless of adjudication, a felony under 14 chapter 409, chapter 817, or chapter 893, or a similar felony 15 offense committed in another state or jurisdiction, unless the 16 applicant is currently enrolled in a pretrial diversion or drug 17 court program that allows the withdrawal of the plea for that 18 felony upon successful completion of that program. Any such 19 conviction or plea excludes the applicant from licensure renewal 20 unless the sentence and any subsequent period of probation for 21 such conviction or plea ended: 22 1. For felonies of the first or second degree, more than 15 23 years before the date of application. 24 2. For felonies of the third degree, more than 10 years 25 before the date of application, except for felonies of the third 26 degree under s. 893.13(6)(a). 27 3. For felonies of the third degree under s. 893.13(6)(a), 28 more than 5 years before the date of application. 29 (b) Has been convicted of, or entered a plea of guilty or 30 nolo contendere to, regardless of adjudication, a felony under 31 21 U.S.C. ss. 801-970, or 42 U.S.C. ss. 1395-1396 since July 1, 32 2009, unless the sentence and any subsequent period of probation 33 for such conviction or plea ended more than 15 years before the 34 date of the application. 35 (c) Has been terminated for cause from the Florida Medicaid 36 program pursuant to s. 409.913, unless the applicant has been in 37 good standing with the Florida Medicaid program for the most 38 recent 5 years. 39 (d) Has been terminated for cause, pursuant to the appeals 40 procedures established by the state, from any other state 41 Medicaid program, unless the applicant has been in good standing 42 with a state Medicaid program for the most recent 5 years and 43 the termination occurred at least 20 years before the date of 44 the application. 45 (e) Is currently listed on the United States Department of 46 Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General’s List of 47 Excluded Individuals and Entities. 48 49 This subsection does not apply to an applicant for renewal of 50 licensure, certification, or registration who was arrested for 51 or charged with a felony specified in paragraph (a) or paragraph 52 (b) before July 1, 2009.