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SB 638: Delivery of Nursing Services

GENERAL BILL by Campbell

Delivery of Nursing Services; Creating the “Florida Hospital Patient Protection Act”; requiring that each health care facility implement a staffing plan that provides minimum direct care registered nursing staffing levels; prohibiting a health care facility from assigning unlicensed personnel to perform functions or tasks that are performed by a licensed or registered nurse; requiring that certain information be provided to each patient who is admitted to a health care facility; requiring that the agency post on its website information regarding health care facilities on which civil penalties have been imposed, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 11/8/2017 Senate - Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/25/2017 Senate • Filed
11/8/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations