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FLH0439EnrollRevising 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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2015-04-24
Ordered engrossed, then enrolled
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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2015-04-24
Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
FLS0672EngrossAuthorizing 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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2015-04-24
Ordered enrolled
FLS0954EngrossRequiring 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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2015-04-24
Received
FLH0943EngrossRequiring 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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2015-04-24
FLS7068EngrossProviding 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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2015-04-24
In Messages
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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2015-04-24
Retained on Special Order Calendar
FLS7078EngrossAuthorizing 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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2015-04-24
In Messages
FLH0469EngrossProvides 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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2015-04-23
Ordered enrolled
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, refer to SB 672
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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2015-04-23
Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15
FLS1402IntroRevising 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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2015-04-23
Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15
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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2015-04-22
Placed on 3rd reading
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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2015-04-22
CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time
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, refer to HB 469
FLH1001EngrossProvides 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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2015-04-22
Received
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, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 439
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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2015-04-21
CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time
FLH1049EngrossSpecifies that Florida Pharmacy Act & rules adopted thereunder do not prohibit veterinarian from administering compounded drug to patient or dispensing compounded drug to patient's owner or caretaker; provides applicability.
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2015-04-21
Received
FLH7111EngrossProhibits 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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2015-04-21
Received
FLH7013EngrossRevising 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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2015-04-14
Ordered enrolled
FLH7019EngrossRenames 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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2015-04-14
Ordered enrolled
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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2015-04-13
Placed on Calendar
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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2015-04-13
CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time
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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2015-04-09
Placed on Calendar
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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2015-04-09
Placed on Calendar
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, refer to CS/HB 7019
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, refer to CS/HB 7013
FLS0940IntroRemoving 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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2015-04-02
FLH5103IntroRevises 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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2015-04-02
Laid on Table
FLH5101IntroExtends designation of certain hospitals as rural hospitals; removes community intermediate care facilities for developmentally disabled from statutory rate freeze; updates references to data used for calculating disproportionate share program paymen...
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2015-04-02
Laid on Table
FLS2512EngrossDeleting 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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2015-04-02
In returning messages
FLS2514EngrossRevising the equity allocation model for funding community-based care lead agencies, etc.
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2015-04-02
In returning messages
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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2015-03-31
CS by Appropriations read 1st time
FLS0784IntroProviding 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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2015-03-24
FLS1340IntroAuthorizing 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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2015-03-23
CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time
FLS1462IntroExpanding 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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2015-03-23
CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time
FLS0702PassDeleting provisions that have expired, have become obsolete, have had their effect, have served their purpose, or have been impliedly repealed or superseded; replacing incorrect cross-references and citations; correcting grammatical, typographical, a...
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2015-03-19
Chapter No. 2015-2
FLS0704PassRepealing and amending provisions to delete provisions which have become inoperative by noncurrent repeal or expiration and, pursuant to s. 11.242(5)(b) and (i), F.S., may be omitted from the 2015 Florida Statutes only through a reviser's bill duly e...
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2015-03-19
Chapter No. 2015-3
FLS0706PassAmending provisions and repealing provisions to conform to the directive of the Legislature in section 9 of chapter 2012-116, Laws of Florida, codified as section 11.242(5)(j), Florida Statutes, to prepare a reviser's bill to omit all statutes and la...
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2015-03-19
Chapter No. 2015-4
FLH0601IntroCreates Medicaid statewide prepaid dental program; directs AHCA to contract with prepaid dental health plans meeting specified criteria; directs agency to apply for & implement state plan amendments or waivers of applicable federal laws & regulations...
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2015-03-10
Unfavorable by Health Innovation Subcommittee, laid on Table; YEAS 6 NAYS 6
FLH7029IntroDeletes provisions that have expired, become obsolete, had their effect, served their purpose, or been impliedly repealed or superseded; replaces incorrect cross-references & citations; corrects grammatical, typographical, & like errors; removes inco...
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2015-03-10
Laid on Table, refer to SB 702
FLH7033IntroConforms Florida Statutes to directive of Legislature in s. 9, ch. 2012-116, LOF, codified as s. 11.242(5)(j), F.S., to prepare reviser's bill to omit all statutes & laws, or parts thereof, which grant duplicative, redundant, or unused rulemaking...
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2015-03-10
Laid on Table, refer to SB 706
FLH7031IntroRepeals specified provisions that have become inoperative by noncurrent repeal or expiration & may be omitted from 2014 Florida Statutes only through reviser's bill duly enacted by Legislature.
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2015-03-10
Laid on Table, refer to SB 704
FLH1181IntroProvides 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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2015-03-08
FLS0294IntroProviding 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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2015-03-04
FLS0350IntroEstablishing 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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2015-03-03
Introduced
FLH0803IntroRevises 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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2015-03-03
Introduced
FLH0829IntroProvides 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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2015-03-03
Introduced
FLH0863IntroDesignates 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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2015-03-03
Introduced
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