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SB 644: Delivery of Nursing Services

GENERAL BILL by Braynon

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 nurse staffing levels; requiring a direct care registered nurse to demonstrate competence and to receive specified orientation before being assigned to a hospital or clinical unit; prohibiting a health care facility from imposing mandatory overtime and from engaging in certain other actions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/31/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 79
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 79
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 644, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/31/2019 at 4:29 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 231 Delivery of Nursing Services Watson Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (1)

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

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