FL H0369 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Status: Passed on June 28 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-06-28 - Chapter No. 2019-159
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Authorizes DCF & AHCA to grant exemptions from disqualification for service provider personnel to work in certain treatment programs, facilities, or recovery residences; revises background screening requirements & exemptions from disqualification for certain service provider personnel; provides qualifications for peer specialists; authorizes DCF to approve certain credentialing entities to certify peer specialists; provides for review of certain decisions made by department-recognized credentialing entities; provides certain prohibitions & penalties.

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Roll Calls

2019-05-03 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#18 (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-24 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#195 (Y: 113 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-06-28 Chapter No. 2019-159
2019-06-27 Approved by Governor
2019-06-26 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2019-05-03HouseOrdered enrolled
2019-05-03SenateCS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0
2019-05-03SenateRead 3rd time
2019-05-02SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2019-05-02SenateRead 2nd time
2019-05-02SenateSubstituted for CS/SB 900
2019-05-02SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2019-05-02SenateWithdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations
2019-04-24SenateReferred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations
2019-04-24SenateIn Messages
2019-04-24HouseCS passed; YEAS 113 NAYS 0
2019-04-24HouseRead 3rd time
2019-04-23HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2019-04-23HouseRead 2nd time
2019-04-18HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/19
2019-03-18HousePlaced on Calendar
2019-03-15HouseCS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time
2019-03-15HousePending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
2019-03-14HouseCS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0
2019-03-12HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/14/19, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
2019-03-08HouseNow in Health and Human Services Committee
2019-03-08HouseCS referred to Health and Human Services Committee
2019-03-08HouseOriginal reference(s) removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
2019-03-07HouseCS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time
2019-03-07HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2019-03-06HouseCS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0
2019-03-04HousePCS on Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 03/06/19, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
2019-01-30HouseReferred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee

Same As/Similar To

S528 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 369 (Ch. 2019-159)
S900 (Similar To) 2019-05-02 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 369 (Ch. 2019-159)
H1187 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 369 (Ch. 2019-159), CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)

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