FL H0221 | 2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on April 14 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-04-14 - Chapter No. 2016-222, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 423 (Ch. 2016-224), CS/CS/HB 1175 (Ch. 2016-234)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requiring a specified health insurance plan to provide specified coverage for treatment of Down syndrome; requiring a health insurer or a pharmacy benefits manager to only use a certain form; requiring hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, specialty hospitals, and urgent care centers to comply with certain provisions as a condition of licensure; providing requirements for settlement offers between certain providers and health plans in a specified dispute resolution program, etc.

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Health Care Services


Roll Calls

2016-03-11 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#884 (Y: 118 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-03-11 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#24 (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-03-11 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#21 (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-03-04 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#27 (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-03-02 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#652 (Y: 116 N: 1 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2016-04-14 Chapter No. 2016-222, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 423 (Ch. 2016-224), CS/CS/HB 1175 (Ch. 2016-234)
2016-04-14 Approved by Governor
2016-03-30 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2016-03-11HouseOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2016-03-11HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 118 NAYS 1
2016-03-11HouseConcurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (253290)
2016-03-11HouseWas taken up
2016-03-11HouseIn returning messages
2016-03-11SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0
2016-03-11SenateAmendment(s) reconsidered, adopted as amended (253290, 652976)
2016-03-11SenateAmendment(s) reconsidered, withdrawn (379122)
2016-03-11SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0
2016-03-11SenateAmendment(s) reconsidered, adopted as amended (253290, 379122) 1161
2016-03-11SenateIn returning messages
2016-03-11HouseRefused to concur, requested Senate to recede
2016-03-11HouseWas taken up
2016-03-04HouseIn returning messages
2016-03-04SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0
2016-03-04SenateRead 3rd time
2016-03-03SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2016-03-03SenateAmendment(s) adopted (253290)
2016-03-03SenateRead 2nd time
2016-03-03SenateSubstituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 1442
2016-03-03SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2016-03-03SenateWithdrawn from Health Policy; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations
2016-03-02SenateReferred to Health Policy; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations
2016-03-02SenateIn Messages
2016-03-02HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 1
2016-03-02HouseRead 3rd time
2016-03-01HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2016-03-01HouseAmendment(s) adopted (814735)
2016-03-01HouseRead 2nd time
2016-02-26HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/16
2016-02-23HousePlaced on Calendar
2016-02-22HouseCS/CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time
2016-02-22HousePending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
2016-02-17HouseCS/CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 1
2016-02-15HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/17/16, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2016-02-12HouseCS/CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time
2016-02-12HouseNow in Health and Human Services Committee
2016-02-11HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2016-02-10HouseCS/CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 25 NAYS 0
2016-02-05HouseOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/09/16, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
2016-01-27HouseNow in Appropriations Committee
2016-01-26HouseCS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee read 1st time
2016-01-26HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2016-01-19HouseCS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0
2016-01-14HouseOn Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 01/19/16, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
2015-10-07HouseReferred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee

Same As/Similar To

S1442 (Similar To) 2016-03-03 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 221 (Ch. 2016-222), CS/CS/HB 1175 (Ch. 2016-234)
H1175 (Similar To) 2016-04-14 - Chapter No. 2016-234, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 221 (Ch. 2016-222)
S1496 (Similar To) 2016-03-08 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1175 (Ch. 2016-234), CS/CS/CS/HB 221 (Ch. 2016-222)
H0423 (Similar To) 2016-04-14 - Chapter No. 2016-224, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 221 (Ch. 2016-222), CS/HB 977 (Ch. 2016-231), HB 1241 (Ch. 2016-145)

Code Citations

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Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2016/0221/Vote/HouseVote_h0221e1652.PDF
Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2016/0221/Vote/SenateVote_h0221e1027.PDF
Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2016/0221/Vote/SenateVote_h0221e1021.PDF
Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2016/0221/Vote/SenateVote_h0221e1024.PDF
Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2016/0221/Vote/HouseVote_h0221e1884.PDF

Bill Comments