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HB 231: Delivery of Nursing Services

GENERAL BILL by Watson, B. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Eskamani ; Hattersley

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

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/10/2019 House • Filed
    1/16/2019 House • Referred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 38
    3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 38
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee

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  • HB 231, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/10/2019 at 11:58 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 644 Delivery of Nursing Services Braynon Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Health Policy

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    395.1014 Page 4 (pdf)

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