FL H0655 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Failed on March 10 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-10 - Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requires public utilities to prioritize certain health care facilities for restoration of power in emergencies; requires such facilities to have operational emergency power source & sufficient fuel supply; requires Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman to conduct unannounced quality-of-care evaluations of certain health & long-term care facilities; authorizes AHCA to impose specified civil penalties & administrative fines for certain violations.

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Nursing Homes and Related Health Care Facilities



2018-03-10HouseDied in Health Innovation Subcommittee
2018-03-10HouseIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2017-11-27HouseReferred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee

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