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HB 561: Diabetes Educators

GENERAL BILL by Plasencia

Diabetes Educators; Revises definition of "health care practitioner" to include diabetes educators; creates part XVII of ch. 468, F.S., entitled "Diabetes Educators"; provides legislative findings & intent; provides requirements for registration as diabetes educator; requires DOH to renew registration; requires DOH to adopt rules for biennial renewal of registrations; requires DOH to establish specified fees; prohibits unregistered person from certain activities relating to diabetes self-management training; provides exemptions; authorizes DOH to take disciplinary action against applicant or registrant for specified violations.

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

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/7/2017 House • Filed
11/15/2017 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 49
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 49
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Quality Subcommittee