FL H0843 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Enrolled on April 29 2019 - 75% progression
Action: 2019-06-25 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Establishing the Dental Student Loan Repayment Program to support dentists who practice in public health programs located in certain underserved areas; requiring the Department of Health to establish the Donated Dental Services Program to provide comprehensive dental care to certain eligible individuals; requiring a hospital to notify a patient's primary care provider within a specified timeframe after the patient's admission; requiring a licensed facility, upon placing a patient on observation status, to immediately notify the patient of such status using a specified form; prohibiting certain health maintenance organizations from employing step-therapy protocols under certain circumstances, etc.

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Health Care


Roll Calls

2019-04-29 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#289 (Y: 115 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-29 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#8 (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-11 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#72 (Y: 114 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-06-25 Approved by Governor
2019-06-25 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2019-04-29HouseOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2019-04-29HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0
2019-04-29HouseConcurred in 1 amendment(s) (565298) 1008
2019-04-29HouseIn returning messages
2019-04-29SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0
2019-04-29SenateRead 3rd time
2019-04-26SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2019-04-26SenateAmendment(s) adopted (565298)
2019-04-26SenateRead 2nd time
2019-04-26SenateSubstituted for CS/SB 7078
2019-04-26SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2019-04-26SenateWithdrawn from Health Policy; Rules
2019-04-18SenateReferred to Health Policy; Rules
2019-04-18SenateIn Messages
2019-04-11HouseCS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0
2019-04-11HouseRead 3rd time
2019-04-10HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2019-04-10HouseRead 2nd time
2019-04-04HouseCS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time
2019-04-04HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/10/19
2019-04-04HousePlaced on Calendar
2019-04-04HousePending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
2019-04-03HouseCS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0
2019-04-01HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/03/19, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2019-03-27HouseNow in Health and Human Services Committee
2019-03-26HouseFavorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 0
2019-03-22HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 12:00 pm, Sumner Hall
2019-03-07HouseNow in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
2019-03-07HouseFavorable by Health Market Reform Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0
2019-03-05HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health Market Reform Subcommittee, 03/07/19, 9:00 am, Mashburn Hall
2019-02-20HouseReferred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee

Same As/Similar To

S7078 (Similar To) 2019-04-26 - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 843
H7 (Similar To) 2019-06-18 - Chapter No. 2019-105
H25 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Health Policy
H319 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Health Policy
H465 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
H559 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Appropriations Committee
H813 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Health Policy
H1207 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Health and Human Services Committee
H1243 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Commerce and Tourism
S434 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
S716 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Appropriations
S882 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Judiciary
S1126 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
S1520 (Similar To) 2019-05-01 - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 7
S1540 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Health Policy
S7080 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Appropriations

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
3814019Amended CodeSee Bill Text
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395002Amended CodeSee Bill Text
3951012Amended CodeSee Bill Text
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395301Amended CodeSee Bill Text
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62427Amended CodeSee Bill Text
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64131Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/843/Vote/HouseVote_h00843c1072.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/843/Vote/SenateVote_h00843c1008.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/843/Vote/HouseVote_h00843c1289.PDF

Bill Comments