FL H0459 | 2024 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Failed on March 8 2024 - 100% progression
Action: 2024-03-08 - Died in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Provides that administration of vaccines is not included within meaning of terms "treat," "treated," or "treatment" as they relate to public health emergencies; revises provisions related to expiration & renewal of declarations of public health emergency; authorizes individual to refuse examination, testing, or treatment under State Health Officer's order during public health emergency by submitting written refusal to State Health Officer; requires due process on case-by-case basis to allow actions that affect entire groups or communities.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Pro trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.


Declarations of a Public Health Emergency



2024-03-08HouseDied in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
2024-01-09House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2023-11-22HouseNow in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
2023-11-22HouseReferred to Health & Human Services Committee
2023-11-22HouseReferred to State Affairs Committee
2023-11-22HouseReferred to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee

Same As/Similar To

S402 (Similar To) 2024-03-08 - Died in Health Policy
H1623 (Similar To) 2024-03-08 - Died in Constitutional Rights, Rule of Law & Government Operations Subcommittee

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
38100315Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Bill Comments