FL H1187 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-2-1)
Status: Failed on May 3 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-03 - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 369 (Ch. 2019-159), CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Authorizes certification of peer specialists to provide recovery services in mental health programs & facilities; requires peer specialists to meet specified criteria & background screening requirements; authorizes exemption of certain persons from disqualification of employment; requires department to approve credentialing entities for peer specialists certification; requires new background screening for service provider personnel; revises applicability of exemptions from licensure & provides exemption from certain licensure renewal requirements for certain entities & programs.

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Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders


Roll Calls

2019-04-17 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#172 (Y: 114 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-05-03SenateDied in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 369 (Ch. 2019-159), CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)
2019-05-03SenateIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2019-04-24SenateReferred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations
2019-04-23SenateIn Messages
2019-04-17HouseCS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0
2019-04-17HouseRead 3rd time
2019-04-17HouseRead 2nd time
2019-04-11HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/19
2019-04-05HousePlaced on Calendar
2019-04-04HouseCS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time
2019-04-04HousePending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
2019-04-03HouseCS/CS 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
2019-03-25HouseNow in Health and Human Services Committee
2019-03-25HouseCS referred to Health and Human Services Committee
2019-03-25HouseOriginal reference(s) removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
2019-03-25HouseCS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time
2019-03-22HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2019-03-20HouseCS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0
2019-03-18HousePCS on Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 03/20/19, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
2019-03-08HouseReferred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee

Same As/Similar To

S528 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 369 (Ch. 2019-159)
H369 (Similar To) 2019-06-28 - Chapter No. 2019-159
S900 (Similar To) 2019-05-02 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 369 (Ch. 2019-159)
H7125 (Similar To) 2019-07-01 - Chapter No. 2019-167, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1021 (Ch. 2019-91), CS/SB 160 (Ch. 2019-45), CS/SB 828 (Ch. 2019-50), SB 910 (Ch. 2019-61), SB 1136 (Ch. 2019-53), CS/CS/SB 1418 (Ch. 2019-134)

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