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HB 1083: Delivery of Nursing Services

GENERAL BILL by Watson, B.

Delivery of Nursing Services; Creates "Florida Hospital Patient Protection Act"; requires health care facilities to implement staffing plan that provides minimum direct care registered nursing staffing levels; prohibits health care facility from assigning unlicensed personnel to perform functions or tasks that are performed licensed or registered nurse; requires agency to post on its website information regarding health care facilities on which civil penalties have been imposed.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/27/2017 House • Filed
1/7/2018 House • Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 95
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 95
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee