Florida Senate - 2020 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 66 Ì439576UÎ439576 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Health Policy (Cruz) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 58 and 59 4 insert: 5 Section 3. Subsection (4) of section 456.074, Florida 6 Statutes, is amended to read: 7 456.074 Certain health care practitioners; immediate 8 suspension of license.— 9
(4) Upon receipt of information that a Florida-licensed10 health care practitioner has defaulted on a student loan issued11 or guaranteed by the state or the Federal Government, the12 department shall notify the licensee by certified mail that he13 or she shall be subject to immediate suspension of license14 unless, within 45 days after the date of mailing, the licensee15 provides proof that new payment terms have been agreed upon by16 all parties to the loan. The department shall issue an emergency17 order suspending the license of any licensee who, after 45 days18 following the date of mailing from the department, has failed to19 provide such proof. Production of such proof shall not prohibit20 the department from proceeding with disciplinary action against21 the licensee pursuant to s. 456.073.22 23 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 24 And the title is amended as follows: 25 Delete line 15 26 and insert: 27 report; amending s. 456.074, F.S.; removing the 28 requirement, and related provisions, that the 29 department immediately suspend the licenses of certain 30 health care practitioners for failing to provide proof 31 of new payment terms for defaulted student loans 32 within a specified timeframe; providing an effective 33 date.