Bills Pending Florida Senate Health Policy Committee

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FLS1134IntroDesignating the "Genetic Counseling Patient Protection Act"; providing licensure, licensure renewal, and continuing education requirements; requiring the Department of Health to adopt by rule continuing education requirements; authorizing the departm...
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2019-12-13
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FLS1032IntroAuthorizing passage of a dental examination produced by a specified entity to satisfy licensure examination requirements for applicants to practice dentistry in this state; authorizing passage of a dental hygiene examination produced by a specified e...
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2019-12-13
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FLS1014IntroDefining the term "telecommunicator cardiopulmonary resuscitation training"; requiring certain 911 public safety telecommunicators to receive telecommunicator cardiopulmonary resuscitation training every 2 years; requiring the Department of Health to...
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2019-12-13
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FLS1080IntroRevising exceptions to certain controlled substance prescribing requirements; clarifying that a certain patient or patient representative must be informed of specified information, have specified information discussed with him or her, and be provided...
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2019-12-13
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FLS1094IntroAuthorizing a consultant pharmacist to perform specified services under certain conditions; prohibiting a consultant pharmacist from modifying or discontinuing medicinal drugs prescribed by a health care practitioner under certain conditions; revisin...
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2019-12-13
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FLS0916IntroAuthorizing the Agency for Health Care Administration, in consultation with the Department of Elderly Affairs, to approve certain applicants to provide benefits pursuant to the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE); specifying requirem...
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2019-12-13
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FLS1138IntroAuthorizing chiropractic physicians who have completed specified training to order, store, possess, prescribe, and administer articles of natural origin; authorizing chiropractic physicians to administer medical oxygen for nonemergency purposes; auth...
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2019-12-13
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FLS0928IntroProviding an exemption from public records requirements for certain information held by the Department of Health, the Board of Medicine, or the Board of Osteopathic Medicine, pursuant to the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; providing an exemptio...
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2019-12-13
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FLS1020IntroAuthorizing a nursing home facility to establish and implement an institutional formulary; requiring a nursing home facility to maintain written policies and procedures for the institutional formulary; authorizing a pharmacist to therapeutically subs...
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2019-12-13
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FLS0052IntroDeleting the expiration of a requirement for the Agency for Health Care Administration to make payments for Medicaid-covered services for certain persons based on specified retroactive eligibility timeframes, etc.
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2019-12-13
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FLS0926IntroEstablishing that a physician licensed under the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact is deemed to be licensed under chapter 458; establishing that an osteopathic physician licensed under the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact is deemed to be licen...
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2019-12-13
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FLS0934IntroRequiring the State Surgeon General to adopt rules to establish guidelines for the placement of bleeding control kits in state buildings by a specified date; requiring district school boards to provide a bleeding control kit in every school within th...
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2019-12-13
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FLS0810IntroCiting this act as the "Tobacco 21 Act"; restricting delivery sales of tobacco products to certain entities; revising the conditions under which the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco may refuse to issue retail tobacco products dealer permit...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0758IntroRequiring certain entities to submit written notice of a specified filing to the Office of the Attorney General relating to certain hospital, hospital system, or provider organization mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions within a specified t...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0864IntroAuthorizing hospitals, emergency medical services stations, and fire stations to use newborn safety devices to accept surrendered newborn infants under certain circumstances; requiring such hospital, emergency medical services station, or fire statio...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0780IntroExempting certain health care practitioners from specified licensing requirements when providing certain services to veterans in this state; requiring such health care practitioners to submit certain information to the Department of Health; requiring...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0840IntroRequiring cancer clinical trial programs to inform prospective patient subjects of specified reimbursements for ancillary and travel expenses which may be available to them and their caregivers if they participate in a cancer clinical trial; authoriz...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0734IntroProhibiting termination of pregnancy based on a test result, diagnosis, or other reason for believing that the fetus has Down syndrome; providing an exception; subjecting a physician to disciplinary action for performing such abortion; requiring a ph...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0782IntroRequiring, rather than authorizing, the Department of Health to certify an applicant for designation as a certified master social worker if the applicant meets certain criteria; deleting a provision relating to an application requirement; requiring l...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0842IntroAuthorizing life support services to transport injured police canines under certain circumstances; authorizing a paramedic or an emergency medical technician to provide emergency medical care to injured police canines under certain circumstances, etc...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0874IntroExempting sensory deprivation tanks from regulation by the Department of Health as public pools, etc.
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2019-11-21
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FLS0878IntroProviding an exemption from public records requirements for the personal identifying and location information of current or former emergency room health care practitioners and the spouses and children of such practitioners; providing for retroactive ...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0798IntroProhibiting for-profit entities from procuring certain human organs and tissue, with certain exceptions; prohibiting for-profit entities from procuring certain human organs and tissue, with certain exceptions, etc.
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2019-11-21
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FLS0792IntroRevising the definitions of the terms "physical therapy assessment" and "practice of physical therapy"; revising the powers and duties of the Board of Physical Therapy Practice, etc.
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2019-11-21
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FLS0784IntroDefining the terms "medication technician" and "point-of-care devices"; providing that the owner or administrator of a facility is responsible for arranging medical evaluations and reevaluations of individuals admitted to or residing in the facility ...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0744IntroRevising the membership, terms, and duties of the Council on Physician Assistants; defining the term "physician" to include podiatric physicians; authorizing the Board of Podiatric Medicine to require as a condition for renewal of license a specified...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0708IntroAuthorizing a community pharmacy to use an automated pharmacy system under certain circumstances; providing that certain medicinal drugs stored in an automated pharmacy system for outpatient dispensing are part of the inventory of the pharmacy provid...
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2019-11-18
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FLS0714IntroRequiring specified licensed pharmacists to report certain information to the Department of Health; authorizing pharmacists to test for and treat influenza and streptococcus and providing requirements relating thereto; requiring that a pharmacist not...
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2019-11-18
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FLS0720IntroAuthorizing a qualified patient to designate more than one caregiver to assist with the qualified patient's medical use of marijuana under certain circumstances; authorizing a county-designated caregiver to register as a caregiver for more than one q...
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2019-11-18
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FLS0692IntroRequiring, rather than authorizing, health care boards under the Department of Health to establish rules for applications for reinstatement of a revoked license; requiring the boards to grant applicants opportunities at reasonable intervals to demons...
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2019-11-18
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FLS0120IntroAuthorizing a public school to purchase a supply or enter into an arrangement to receive a supply of the opioid antagonist naloxone for a certain purpose; requiring the school district to adopt a protocol for the administration of naloxone; providing...
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2019-11-13
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FLS0626IntroCiting this act as the "HIV Prevention Justice Act"; providing that it is a felony for certain persons who have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection to donate human tissue to persons who are not HIV infected, with an exception; expanding the ...
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2019-11-06
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FLS0674IntroRequiring the Department of Children and Families to include in licensure standards for child care facilities a minimum percentage of children enrolled in a facility who must have received immunizations, etc.
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2019-11-06
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FLS0622IntroRevising the definition of the term "authorized entity" to include state universities and Florida College System institutions; providing that educational training programs relating to the administration of epinephrine auto-injectors may be offered on...
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2019-11-06
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FLS0584IntroRevising requirements relating to the Council on Physician Assistants membership, etc.
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2019-11-01
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FLS0512IntroAuthorizing the administration of nonembryonic stem cells and the use of such cells in health care products; authorizing the importation of any sterile compound, drug, or other treatment containing nonembryonic stem cells under certain circumstances;...
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2019-11-01
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FLS0494IntroIncreasing, at specified timeframes, the percentage of cigarette tax proceeds paid to the Board of Directors of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute for certain purposes, etc.
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2019-11-01
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FLS0518IntroRevising components that are included in the postpartum evaluation and followup care required to be provided by birth centers to include a cardiac screening of the newborn; requiring hospitals that provide birthing services to provide a postpartum ev...
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2019-11-01
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FLS0528IntroAuthorizing certain transportation brokers and licensed basic life support or licensed advanced life support ambulance services to provide nonemergency Medicaid transportation in permitted ambulances in any county at the request of a certain eligible...
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2019-11-01
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FLS0500IntroAuthorizing disciplinary action to be enforced by the Department of Health for the use of specified names or titles without a valid license or certification to practice as such, etc.
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2019-11-01
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FLS0448IntroRequiring the Board of Psychology to certify specified psychologists to exercise prescriptive authority; specifying application requirements for certification; specifying requirements for the prescribing of drugs and controlled substances by a prescr...
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2019-10-15
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FLS0416IntroProviding definitions; prohibiting cost-sharing requirements for specified breast cancer tests and procedures under individual health insurance policies, group, blanket, and franchise health insurance policies, and health maintenance contracts, etc.
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2019-10-15
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FLS0336IntroCreating the "Clinic Protection Act"; prohibiting a person from committing certain acts against reproductive health services clients, providers, or assistants; providing civil remedies for those aggrieved by specified violations against reproductive ...
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2019-10-15
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FLS0320IntroCreating the "Emergency Medical Air Transportation Act"; directing the Department of Health to establish the Emergency Medical Air Transportation Act Account within the Emergency Medical Services Trust Fund; providing conditions for the department to...
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2019-10-15
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FLS0390IntroRevising requirements for licensure as a massage therapist; providing applicability for persons who were issued a license as a massage apprentice before a specified date, etc.
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2019-10-15
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FLS0350IntroCreating the student evaluation program within the Department of Health for a specified purpose; requiring consultants to redact a student's personal identifying information and to forward the invoice for an evaluation to the department; providing fo...
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2019-10-15
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FLS0278IntroRequiring the Department of Health to prepare an annual climate health planning report that contains specified information and recommendations; requiring the report to be published on the department's website and submitted to the Governor and the Leg...
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2019-10-15
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FLS0180IntroProhibiting a person who is licensed to provide professional counseling or a practitioner who is licensed under provisions regulating the practice of medicine, osteopathic medicine, psychology, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, or me...
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2019-09-19
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FLS0210IntroRequiring the Department of Health to impose initial application and biennial renewal fees for the licensing of medical marijuana retail facilities, etc.
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2019-09-19
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FLS0224IntroProposing an amendment to the State Constitution to require amendment of the state Medicaid plan to provide Medicaid coverage to persons under age 65 who have an income equal to or below 138 percent of the federal poverty level, etc.
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2019-09-19
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