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CS/HB 5: Reducing Fetal and Infant Mortality

GENERAL BILL by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee ; Grall ; Persons-Mulicka ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Andrade ; Bell ; Beltran ; Borrero ; Buchanan ; Gregory ; Harding ; Maggard ; Maney ; Massullo ; Plakon ; Roach ; Robinson, W. ; Salzman ; Sirois ; Snyder ; Yarborough

Reducing Fetal and Infant Mortality; Revises purpose & requirements for Comprehensive Statewide Tobacco Education & Use Prevention Program; requires DOH to contract with local healthy start coalitions for creation of fetal & infant mortality review committees; prohibits physician from performing abortion if gestational age of fetus is determined to be more than specified number of weeks; provides exception; requires directors of certain medical facilities & certain physicians to submit monthly report to AHCA electronically; requires hospitals participate in minimum number of quality improvement initiatives. APPROPRIATION: $1,602,000

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 1/28/2022 House - 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/11/2022 House • Filed
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/12/2022 House • Referred to Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
• Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
1/14/2022 House • Added to Professions & Public Health Subcommittee agenda
1/19/2022 House • Favorable by Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
• Reported out of Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
1/25/2022 House • Added to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
1/27/2022 House • Favorable with CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
1/28/2022 House • Reported out of Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)