FL S0896 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on March 10 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-10 - Died in Health Policy
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Requiring the Florida Public Service Commission to ensure that public utilities effectively prioritize the restoration of services to certain health care facilities in the event of emergencies; establishing an Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman within the Department of Elderly Affairs to administer the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program; requiring the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman to conduct unannounced quality-of-care evaluations of certain health and long-term care facilities; requiring nursing homes to allow residents, and certain individuals on their behalf, to monitor the residents' rooms through the use of electronic monitoring devices, etc.

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Nursing Homes and Related Health Care Facilities



2018-03-10SenateDied in Health Policy
2018-03-10SenateIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2017-12-04SenateReferred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations; Rules

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