FL S0558 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 16 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-06-16 - Chapter No. 2023-250
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Authorizing nursing home facilities to allow their registered nurses to delegate certain tasks to certified nursing assistants who meet specified criteria; providing for the designation of such certified nursing assistants as qualified medication aides; requiring that medication administration be included in certain performance improvement activities tracked by nursing homes in accordance with federal regulations; providing that the time spent by certified nursing assistants performing the duties of a qualified medication aide may not be included in the computing of certain minimum staffing ratio requirements for direct care provided to residents, etc.

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Certified Nursing Assistants


Roll Calls

2023-05-02 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#387 (Y: 117 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-04-04 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#6 (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-28 - Senate - Senate Fiscal Policy (Y: 19 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-03-21 - Senate - Senate Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-03-06 - Senate - Senate Health Policy (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2023-06-16 Chapter No. 2023-250
2023-06-16 Approved by Governor
2023-06-12 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2023-05-02SenateOrdered enrolled
2023-05-02HouseCS passed; YEAS 117, NAYS 0
2023-05-02HouseRead 3rd time
2023-05-01HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2023-05-01HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2023-05-01HouseRead 2nd time
2023-04-28House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2023-04-28HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (5/1/2023)
2023-04-28HouseBill referred to House Calendar
2023-04-05HouseIn Messages
2023-04-04SenateImmediately certified
2023-04-04SenateCS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0
2023-04-04SenateRead 3rd time
2023-04-04SenateRead 2nd time
2023-03-30SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/04/23
2023-03-29SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2023-03-28SenateFavorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 19 NAYS 0
2023-03-23SenateOn Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 03/28/23, 8:30 am, 110 Senate Building
2023-03-21SenateNow in Fiscal Policy
2023-03-21SenateFavorable by Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 15 NAYS 0
2023-03-16SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services, 03/21/23, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
2023-03-08SenateNow in Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services
2023-03-07SenateCS by Health Policy read 1st time
2023-03-07SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2023-03-06SenateCS by Health Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
2023-02-27SenateOn Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/06/23, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2023-02-16SenateReferred to Health Policy; Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services; Fiscal Policy

Same As/Similar To

H351 (Similar To) 2023-05-01 - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 558 (Ch. 2023-250)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
400211Amended CodeSee Bill Text
40023Amended CodeSee Bill Text
4640156Amended CodeSee Bill Text
4642035Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/558/Vote/2023-03-06%200330PM~S00558%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/558/Vote/2023-03-21%200830AM~S00558%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/558/Vote/2023-03-28%200830AM~S00558%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/558/Vote/SenateVote_s00558c1006.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/558/Vote/HouseVote_s00558c1387.PDF

Bill Comments