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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

SB 230: Department of Health


Department of Health; Requiring the Department of Health to develop strategies to maximize federal-state partnerships that provide incentives for physicians to practice in medically underserved or rural areas; revising licensure requirements for a person seeking licensure or certification as an osteopathic physician; extending through 2025 the Florida Center for Nursing’s responsibility to study and issue an annual report on the implementation of nursing education programs; requiring dentists and certified registered dental hygienists to report in writing certain adverse incidents to the department within a specified timeframe; revising athletic trainer licensure requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 10/17/2019 Senate - Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/6/2019 Senate • Filed
9/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules
10/7/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 10/15/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
10/15/2019 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
10/17/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)