FL H0607 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Status: Passed on March 12 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-12 - Chapter No. 2020-9
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requiring a licensed home health agency that authorizes a registered nurse to delegate tasks to a certified nursing assistant or a home health aide to ensure that certain requirements are met; requiring home health aides to complete annual inservice training in medication administration and medication error prevention, in addition to existing annual inservice training requirements; creating the Excellence in Home Health Program and the Nurse Registry Excellence Program, respectively, within the agency for a specified purpose; requiring the agency to adopt rules establishing program criteria, etc.

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Roll Calls

2020-03-11 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#691 (Y: 107 N: 8 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-11 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#4 (Y: 30 N: 10 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-06 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#567 (Y: 94 N: 12 NV: 14 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-12 Chapter No. 2020-9
2020-03-11 Approved by Governor
2020-03-11 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2020-03-11HouseOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2020-03-11HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 107 NAYS 8
2020-03-11HouseConcurred in 1 amendment(s) (707914)
2020-03-11HouseIn returning messages
2020-03-11SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 30 NAYS 10
2020-03-11SenateRead 3rd time
2020-03-10SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2020-03-10SenateAmendment(s) adopted (707914)
2020-03-10SenateRead 2nd time
2020-03-10SenateSubstituted for CS/CS/SB 1676
2020-03-10SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2020-03-10SenateWithdrawn from Appropriations
2020-03-06SenateReferred to Appropriations
2020-03-06SenateIn Messages
2020-03-06HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 94 NAYS 12
2020-03-06HouseRead 3rd time
2020-03-05HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2020-03-05HouseAmendment(s) adopted (192181)
2020-03-05HouseRead 2nd time
2020-03-02HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/05/20
2020-02-27HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-27HouseCS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time
2020-02-26HousePending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
2020-02-26HouseCS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0
2020-02-24HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/26/20, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2020-01-15HouseNow in Health and Human Services Committee
2020-01-15HouseFavorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0
2020-01-14HouseCS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time
2020-01-13HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/15/20, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
2019-12-18HouseNow in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
2019-12-16HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2019-12-11HouseCS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 1
2019-12-04HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 12/11/19, 8:30 am, Webster Hall
2019-11-25HouseReferred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee

Same As/Similar To

H7017 (Related) 2020-03-14 - Died on Calendar
H471 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Health Policy
S584 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
H7053 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Appropriations
S1676 (Similar To) 2020-03-10 - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 607
H211 (Similar To) 2020-03-10 - Laid on Table - Companion bill(s) CS/SB 344 passed
S344 (Similar To) 2020-06-24 - Chapter No. 2020-73
H1205 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Rules
S116 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
S1556 (Similar To) 2020-03-10 - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 1179

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Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2020/607/Vote/HouseVote_h00607e1567.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2020/607/Vote/SenateVote_h00607e1004.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2020/607/Vote/HouseVote_h00607e1691.PDF

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