FL H0431 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-2)
Status: Passed on July 6 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-07-06 - Chapter No. 2021-204
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Revising legislative intent; defining and redefining terms; revising a limitation on the number of physician assistants a physician may supervise at one time; deleting a requirement that a physician assistant inform his or her patients that they have the right to see a physician before the physician assistant prescribes or dispenses a prescription; authorizing physician assistants to procure drugs and medical devices; revising requirements for a certain formulary; authorizing physician assistants to authenticate documents that may be authenticated by a physician, etc.

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Physician Assistants


Roll Calls

2021-04-29 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#422 (Y: 111 N: 1 NV: 8 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-27 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#2 (Y: 38 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-14 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#114 (Y: 106 N: 5 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-06 - House - House Health & Human Services Committee (Y: 15 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-03-23 - House - House Professions & Public Health Subcommittee (Y: 17 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2021-07-06 Chapter No. 2021-204
2021-06-29 Approved by Governor
2021-06-18 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2021-04-29HouseMessage sent to senate
2021-04-29HouseOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2021-04-29HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 111, NAYS 1
2021-04-29HouseAmendment 869082 Concur
2021-04-29HouseAdded to Senate Message List
2021-04-27HouseIn Messages
2021-04-27SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 2
2021-04-27SenateRead 3rd time
2021-04-26SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2021-04-26SenateAmendment(s) adopted (869082)
2021-04-26SenateRead 2nd time
2021-04-26SenateSubstituted for CS/CS/SB 894
2021-04-26SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2021-04-26SenateWithdrawn from Appropriations
2021-04-19SenateReferred to Appropriations
2021-04-15SenateIn Messages
2021-04-15HouseMessage sent to senate
2021-04-14HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 106, NAYS 5
2021-04-14HouseRead 3rd time
2021-04-13HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2021-04-13HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2021-04-13HouseAmendment 725777 adopted
2021-04-13HouseRead 2nd time
2021-04-09HouseAmendment 725777 filed
2021-04-08HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (4/13/2021)
2021-04-08HouseAdded to Second Reading Calendar
2021-04-08HouseBill referred to House Calendar
2021-04-07House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
2021-04-07HouseCS Filed
2021-04-07HouseLaid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
2021-04-07HouseReported out of Health & Human Services Committee
2021-04-06HouseFavorable with CS by Health & Human Services Committee
2021-04-02HouseAdded to Health & Human Services Committee agenda
2021-03-29HouseNow in Health & Human Services Committee
2021-03-29HouseReferred to Health & Human Services Committee
2021-03-29HouseOriginal reference removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-25House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2021-03-25HouseCS Filed
2021-03-25HouseLaid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
2021-03-25HouseReported out of Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
2021-03-23HouseFavorable with CS by Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
2021-03-19HousePCS added to Professions & Public Health Subcommittee agenda
2021-03-02House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2021-02-08HouseNow in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
2021-02-08HouseReferred to Health & Human Services Committee
2021-02-08HouseReferred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-02-08HouseReferred to Professions & Public Health Subcommittee

Same As/Similar To

S894 (Similar To) 2021-04-26 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 431 (Ch. 2021-204)
H1299 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
382008Amended CodeSee Bill Text
394463Amended CodeSee Bill Text
40145Amended CodeSee Bill Text
458347Amended CodeSee Bill Text
459022Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/431/Vote/HouseVote_h00431e1114.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/431/Vote/SenateVote_h00431e1002.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/431/Vote/HouseVote_h00431e1422.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=59157&IsPCB=1&BillId=70627
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=60052&IsPCB=0&BillId=70627

Bill Comments