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FLS2508PassAuthorizing the Agency for Health Care Administration to receive intergovernmental transfers of funds from governmental entities for specified purposes; requiring the Agency for Health Care Administration to provide written notice, pursuant to ch. 12...
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2015-06-23
Chapter No. 2015-225, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500-A (Ch. 2015-232)
FLS2502PassIncorporating by reference certain calculations of the Florida Education Finance Program; revising the definition of the term "disability" for purposes of the Florida Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts Program; requiring the Department of Educati...
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2015-06-23
Chapter No. 2015-222, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500-A (Ch. 2015-232), SB 2516-A (Ch. 2015-229)
FLS2510PassRevising the equity allocation model for funding community-based care lead agencies; defining the term "proportion of child population"; revising the term "proportion of children in care"; requiring the department to receive legislative authorization...
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2015-06-23
Chapter No. 2015-226, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500-A (Ch. 2015-232)
FLH0023FailIncludes recovery care centers as facilities licensed under ch. 395, F.S.; provides admission criteria for recovery care center; requires emergency care, transfer, & discharge protocols; authorizes AHCA to establish separate standards for recovery ca...
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2015-06-19
Died in Health Policy
FLH0469PassProvides exemption from public records requirements for information about location of safe houses, safe foster homes, & other residential facilities serving victims of sexual exploitation held by an agency; provides exemption from public records requ...
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2015-06-15
Chapter No. 2015-147, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 465 (Ch. 2015-145)
FLH7013PassRevising requirements for agreements between the Department of Children and Families and specified entities for the provision of educational services; requiring the community-based care lead agency to contact by telephone the child's adoptive fam...
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2015-06-15
Chapter No. 2015-130
FLH1001PassProvides respective responsibilities of Medicaid prepaid behavioral health plans & managing entities under contract with DCF for mental health residents residing in ALFs; requires certain facilities licensed as ALFs to be licensed as extended congreg...
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2015-06-11
Chapter No. 2015-126, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7018 (Ch. 2015-31)
FLH1049PassSpecifying that the Florida Pharmacy Act and rules adopted thereunder do not prohibit a veterinarian from administering a compounded drug to a patient or dispensing a compounded drug to the patient's owner or caretaker; requiring that each contra...
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2015-06-11
Chapter No. 2015-127
FLS0002EngrossCreating the Florida Health Insurance Affordability Exchange Program (FHIX) within the Agency for Health Care Administration; providing patient rights and responsibilities; providing for the development of a long-term reorganization plan and the form...
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2015-06-05
CS failed to pass; YEAS 41 NAYS 72
FLH0011IntroRevises recurring core services funding for community-based care lead agencies; requires DCF to receive legislative authorization before seeking, applying for, accepting, or renewing any waiver of work requirements under SNAP.
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2015-06-04
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500-A (Ch. 2015-232), SB 2510-A (Ch. 2015-226)
FLH0009IntroExtends designation of certain hospitals as rural hospitals; removes community intermediate care facilities for the developmentally disabled from statutory rate freeze; updates references to data used for calculating disproportionate share program pa...
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2015-06-04
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500-A (Ch. 2015-232), SB 2508-A (Ch. 2015-225)
FLH0439PassRevising the list of offenses that may be investigated and prosecuted by the Office of Statewide Prosecution; prohibiting bad faith assertions of patent infringement from being made; revising the conditions under which elderly persons or disabled adu...
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2015-06-03
Chapter No. 2015-92
FLH7019PassRenames Workforce Florida, Inc., as CareerSource Florida, Inc.; creates task force on preparation for state's implementation of federal Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act; provides membership & duties of task force; requires task force to sub...
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2015-06-03
Chapter No. 2015-98
FLS0672PassAuthorizing a criminal witness subpoena commanding a witness to appear for a deposition to be posted at the witness's residence by an authorized person if one attempt to serve the subpoena has failed, etc.
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2015-05-22
Chapter No. 2015-59
FLS0954PassRequiring school health services plans to include notification requirements when a student is removed from school, school transportation, or a school-sponsored activity for involuntary examination; including health care surrogates and proxies as indi...
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2015-05-22
Chapter No. 2015-67
FLS7078PassAuthorizing critical incident rapid response teams to review cases of child deaths occurring during an open investigation; requiring case staffing when medical neglect is substantiated; requiring an epidemiological child abuse death assessment and pr...
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2015-05-22
Chapter No. 2015-79
FLS0294FailProviding eligibility for optional payments for medical assistance and related services for certain lawfully residing children; clarifying that undocumented immigrants are excluded from eligibility for optional Medicaid payments or related services, ...
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2015-05-01
Died in Appropriations
FLS0350FailEstablishing the statewide prepaid dental program for Medicaid-eligible children; requiring the Agency for Health Care Administration to contract with prepaid dental health plans meeting specified criteria; requiring the agency to issue a competitive...
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2015-05-01
Died in Health Policy
FLS0322IntroRequiring the Agency for Health Care Administration to provide written notice, pursuant to ch. 120, F.S., of reimbursement rates to providers; specifying procedures and requirements to challenge the calculation of or the methodology used to calculate...
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2015-05-01
Died on Calendar
FLS0532IntroDirecting the Department of Veterans' Affairs to contract for a study to determine the need and location for additional state veterans' nursing homes; revising the authority of a licensed physician assistant to order medication under the direction of...
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2015-05-01
Died on Calendar
FLS0614IntroExpanding the categories of persons who may prescribe brand name drugs under the prescription drug program when medically necessary; exempting controlled substances prescribed by an advanced registered nurse practitioner or a physician assistant from...
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2015-05-01
Died on Calendar
FLS0784FailProviding that this act shall be known as the "Right Medicine, Right Time Act"; creating the Clinical Practices Review Commission; requiring a managed care plan that establishes a prescribed drug formulary or preferred drug list to provide a broad ra...
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2015-05-01
Died in Appropriations
FLS0940FailRemoving a requirement that the Department of Children and Families submit a report annually to the Legislature on the placement of children in licensed residential group care; creating the Continuum of Care Advisory Council within the department for...
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2015-05-01
Died in Appropriations
FLH0943FailRequiring the use of specified factors in calculating alimony pendente lite; providing presumptions concerning alimony awards depending on the duration of marriages; providing for imputation of income in certain circumstances; declaring public policy...
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2015-05-01
Died in Judiciary
FLS1266FailRevising legislative intent with respect to financial responsibility for the damages caused by the operation of a motor vehicle; increasing financial responsibility limits with respect to bodily injury or death; revising the required threshold limit ...
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2015-05-01
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS1340FailAuthorizing a family member of a patient or an interested party to petition a court for the appointment of a guardian advocate; establishing the Substance Abuse Assistance Pilot Program within the Department of Children and Families; authorizing an a...
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2015-05-01
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
FLS1338FailCiting this act as the "Excellence in Behavioral Health Act"; creating the Behavioral Health Task Force within the Department of Children and Families; authorizing counties to fund treatment-based mental health court programs; requiring the Departmen...
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2015-05-01
Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
FLS1462FailExpanding eligibility criteria for military veterans and servicemembers court programs; authorizing counties to fund treatment-based mental health court programs; requiring a judge presiding over a postadjudicatory treatment-based mental health court...
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2015-05-01
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 79 (Ch. 2015-102)
FLS7044IntroCreating the Florida Health Insurance Affordability Exchange Program or FHIX in the Agency for Health Care Administration; providing patient rights and responsibilities; providing for the development of a long-term reorganization plan and the formati...
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2015-05-01
Died on Calendar
FLS2512FailDeleting provisions that authorized the agency to receive funds from certain state entities, local governments, and other political subdivisions for a specific purpose; altering the annual allocation cap for hospitals participating in the Statewide M...
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2015-05-01
Died in returning Messages
FLS2514FailRevising the equity allocation model for funding community-based care lead agencies, etc.
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2015-05-01
Died in returning Messages
FLH7111FailProhibits specified actions from being taken against private child-placing agency that refuses to place child or be involved in placement of child or facilitate licensure of foster home which would violate agency's written religious or moral conv...
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2015-05-01
Died in Rules
FLS7070IntroRequiring school health services plans to include notification requirements when a student is removed from school, school transportation, or a school-sponsored activity for involuntary examination; adding substance abuse services as a program focus f...
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2015-05-01
Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 79 (Ch. 2015-102), CS/CS/HB 335 (Ch. 2015-111), CS/SB 954 (Ch. 2015-67)
FLS1402FailRevising the divisions and functions of the department; authorizing the Chief Financial Officer to establish divisions, bureaus, or offices of the department; providing powers and duties of the department's Division of Consumer Services, etc.
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2015-04-29
Died in Messages
FLS7068FailProviding a directive to the Division of Law Revision and Information; adding substance abuse services as a program focus for which the Department of Children and Families is responsible; including health care surrogates and proxies as individuals wh...
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2015-04-29
Died in returning Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 79 (Ch. 2015-102), CS/CS/HB 335 (Ch. 2015-111), CS/CS/HB 1069 (Ch. 2015-178), CS/SB 954 (Ch. 2015-67)
FLH0547IntroRedesignates ARNPs as advanced registered practice nurses (APRNs); provides for independent APRNs (IAPRNs) to practice advanced or specialized nursing; exempts IAPRNs & physician assistants (PAs) from requirement that certain medical acts be supervis...
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2015-04-28
Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 335 (Ch. 2015-111)
FLH0681IntroProhibits coverage for emergency services from requiring prior authorization determination; requires such coverage to be provided regardless of whether service is furnished by participating or nonparticipating provider; specifies coinsurance, copayme...
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2015-04-28
Died on Calendar
FLH0803FailRevises legislative intent with respect to financial responsibility for damages caused by operation of motor vehicle; increases financial responsibility limits with respect to bodily injury or death; revises required threshold limit for self-insurers...
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2015-04-28
Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
FLH0829FailProvides eligibility for optional payments for medical assistance & related services for certain lawfully residing children; clarifies that undocumented immigrants are excluded from eligibility for optional Medicaid payments or related services.
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2015-04-28
Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
FLH0863FailDesignates act as "Florida Patient Protection Act"; revises prescription drug coverage requirements for managed care plans; provides for appeal of certain health care coverage decisions made by managed care plans, health insurers, & HMOs; authorizes ...
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2015-04-28
Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
FLH0999IntroIncludes recovery care centers as facilities licensed under ch. 395, F.S.; provides admission criteria for recovery care center; requires emergency care, transfer, & discharge protocols; authorizes AHCA to establish separate standards for recovery ca...
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2015-04-28
Died on Calendar
FLH1181FailProvides additional eligibility requirements for child to remain in licensed care; provides additional grounds for termination of eligibility for young adult in extended foster care; provides additional factors for court consideration in reviewing yo...
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2015-04-28
Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
FLH7121IntroRevising duties of critical incident rapid response teams in cases of child deaths; revises duties & purposes of state & local death review committees; specifies that certain responsibilities of DCF be administered at regional level; requires communi...
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2015-04-28
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7078 (Ch. 2015-79)
FLS0382IntroProviding that Medicaid managed care plans are responsible for enrolled mental health residents; providing that managing entities under contract with the Department of Children and Families are responsible for mental health residents who are not enro...
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2015-04-27
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1001 (Ch. 2015-126), CS/SB 7018 (Ch. 2015-31)
FLS1180IntroSpecifying that the Florida Pharmacy Act and rules adopted thereunder do not prohibit a veterinarian from administering a compounded drug to a patient or dispensing a compounded drug to the patient's owner or caretaker; requiring that each contract o...
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2015-04-27
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1049 (Ch. 2015-127)
FLH0667IntroAuthorizes criminal witness subpoena commanding witness to appear for deposition to be posted at witness's residence by authorized person if one attempt to serve subpoena has failed.
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2015-04-23
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 672 (Ch. 2015-59)
FLS1110IntroProviding an exemption from public records requirements for information held by an agency about the location of safe houses, safe foster homes, and other residential facilities serving victims of sexual exploitation; providing an exemption from publi...
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2015-04-22
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 469 (Ch. 2015-147), CS/CS/HB 465 (Ch. 2015-145)
FLS1362IntroRevising the list of offenses that may be investigated and prosecuted by the Office of Statewide Prosecution; specifying the distribution of certain funds recovered in Medicaid fraud actions; prohibiting bad faith assertions of patent infringement fr...
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2015-04-22
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 439 (Ch. 2015-92)
FLS7002IntroRenaming Workforce Florida, Inc., as CareerSource Florida, Inc.; creating a task force on preparation for the state's implementation of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; requiring CareerSource Florida, Inc., to submit a specified ...
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2015-04-08
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7019 (Ch. 2015-98)
FLS0320IntroRevising what the Department of Children and Families must do when required to enter into agreements with specified entities; requiring the community-based care lead agency to visit in person or contact by telephone the child and the child's adoptive...
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2015-04-08
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2015-130)
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