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CS/CS/SB 768: Department of Health

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Health Policy ; Rodriguez

Department of Health; Revising the purpose of the department’s targeted outreach program for certain pregnant women; requiring the department to encourage high-risk pregnant women of unknown status to be tested for sexually transmissible diseases; removing the Children’s Medical Services office from parties required to coordinate in the development of local emergency management plans for special needs shelters; deleting a requirement that certain nursing program graduates complete a specified preparatory course; defining the terms “doctoral degree from an American Psychological Association accredited program” and “doctoral degree in psychology”, etc.

Effective Date: except as otherwise provided
Last Action: 4/20/2022 - Chapter No. 2022-71, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 566 (Ch. 2022-29)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/2/2021 Senate • Filed
11/16/2021 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 49
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 49
1/21/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/26/22, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/26/2022 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 236
1/27/2022 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 238
1/28/2022 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
2/11/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/16/22, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/16/2022 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 370
• Now in Appropriations
2/23/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/28/22, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building
2/28/2022 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 521
3/2/2022 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/22 -SJ 591
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 524
3/3/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 569
• Amendment(s) adopted (335418, 840068) -SJ 569, 570
• Read 3rd time -SJ 570
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 570
3/3/2022 House • In Messages
3/7/2022 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/8/2022)
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
3/8/2022 House • Read 2nd time
• Amendment 523505 Failed
• Amendment 553945 Failed
• Amendment 338403 Failed
• Amendment 114035 Failed
• Amendment 115557 Failed
• Amendment 959881 not allowed for consideration
• Amendment 816737 adopted
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
3/9/2022 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 118, NAYS 0
3/10/2022 Senate • In returning messages
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (816737) -SJ 810
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 810
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 810
4/5/2022 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/20/2022 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2022-71, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 566 (Ch. 2022-29)