CS/SB 528: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Rouson
Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders; Defining the term “peer specialist”; requiring a specific level of screening for peer specialists working in mental health programs and facilities; authorizing a person to seek certification as a peer specialist if he or she meets specified qualifications; requiring the Department of Children and Families to develop a training program for peer specialists and to give preference to trainers who are certified peer specialists; requiring recovery residences to comply with specified Florida Fire Prevention Code provisions, etc.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 369 (Ch. 2019-159)
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• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 69
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/19/19, 12:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 159
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
• Introduced -SJ 69
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 156
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 03/13/19, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 237
• Now in Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 369 (Ch. 2019-159)
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