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CS/HB 1617: Behavioral Health Teaching Hospitals

GENERAL BILL by Health & Human Services Committee ; Garrison ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cassel ; Hunschofsky ; Massullo

Behavioral Health Teaching Hospitals; Specifies manner in which hospitals may seek designation as behavioral health teaching hospital & requirements hospital must meet to receive such designation; establishes Florida Center for Behavioral Health Workforce within Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute; establishes Florida Behavioral Health Professions Scholarship & Grants Program; requires DCF to contract for study.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 3/5/2024 House - Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/9/2024 House • Filed
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/13/2024 House • Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to Education & Employment Committee
• Now in Health & Human Services Committee
2/20/2024 House • Added to Health & Human Services Committee agenda
2/22/2024 House • Favorable with CS by Health & Human Services Committee
2/23/2024 House • Reported out of Health & Human Services Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
2/26/2024 House • Original reference removed: Appropriations Committee
• Original reference removed: Education & Employment Committee
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
3/5/2024 House • Laid on Table