FL S1770 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 23 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-23 - Chapter No. 2021-133
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Creating the "Genetic Counseling Workforce Act"; providing licensure, licensure renewal, and continuing education requirements; requiring the Department of Health to adopt by rule continuing education requirements; prohibiting the licensing of a genetic counselor from being contingent on his or her participation in counseling that conflicts with his or her deeply held moral or religious beliefs; revising the definition of the term "health care practitioner" to include licensed genetic counselors, etc.

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Genetic Counseling


Roll Calls

2021-04-28 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#397 (Y: 116 N: 1 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-26 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#47 (Y: 36 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-24 - Senate - Senate Health Policy (Y: 9 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2021-06-23 Chapter No. 2021-133
2021-06-21 Approved by Governor
2021-06-16 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2021-04-28SenateOrdered enrolled
2021-04-28HouseMessage sent to senate
2021-04-28HouseCS passed; YEAS 116, NAYS 1
2021-04-28HouseRead 3rd time
2021-04-27HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2021-04-27HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2021-04-27HouseRead 2nd time
2021-04-26House1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
2021-04-26HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (4/27/2021)
2021-04-26HouseBill referred to House Calendar
2021-04-26HouseIn Messages
2021-04-26SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 4
2021-04-26SenateRead 3rd time
2021-04-26SenateAmendment(s) adopted (303892, 967780)
2021-04-26SenateRead 2nd time
2021-04-22SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/21
2021-04-22SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2021-04-22SenateWithdrawn from Appropriations; Rules
2021-03-29SenateNow in Appropriations
2021-03-25SenateCS by Health Policy read 1st time
2021-03-25SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2021-03-24SenateCS by Health Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0
2021-03-19SenateOn Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/24/21, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building
2021-03-04SenateReferred to Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules

Same As/Similar To

S1772 (Related) 2021-04-30 - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1770 (Ch. 2021-133)
H1233 (Similar To) 2021-04-27 - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1770 (Ch. 2021-133)
H1235 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee

Code Citations

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Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/1770/Vote/SenateVote_s01770c1047.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/1770/Vote/HouseVote_s01770e1397.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/1770/Vote/2021-03-24%201130AM~S01770%20Vote%20Record.PDF

Bill Comments