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CS/SB 1992: Background Screening

GENERAL BILL by Budget ; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

Background Screening; Provides that mental health personnel working in a facility licensed under ch. 395, F.S., who work on an intermittent basis for less than 15 hours per week of direct, face-to-face contact with patients are exempt from the fingerprinting and screening requirements. Adds law enforcement officers who have a good moral character to the list of professionals who are not required to be refingerprinted or rescreened. Requires the Board of Nursing to waive background screening requirements for certain certified nursing assistants, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State
Location: In committee/council (RC)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/10/2011 Senate SPB 7056 submitted as a committee bill (SB 1992) by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
• Filed
3/16/2011 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Budget -SJ 252
3/17/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/22/11, 8:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
3/22/2011 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 269
• Introduced -SJ 252
3/23/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 269
4/14/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/15/11, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/15/2011 Senate • CS by- Budget; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 471
4/20/2011 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 471
4/25/2011 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/11
4/26/2011 Senate • CS by Budget read 1st time -SJ 498
4/27/2011 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 521
• Amendment(s) adopted (295122, 480232, 501148, 612684, 721528) -SJ 521
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 522
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2011 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 550
• Amendment(s) adopted (665250) -SJ 550
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 550
4/29/2011 House • In Messages
5/2/2011 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 1018
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/03/11
• Received -HJ 1018
5/3/2011 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1065
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/4/2011 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1134
• CS passed; YEAS 106 NAYS 0 -HJ 1135
5/4/2011 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 851
6/8/2011 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/23/2011 • Vetoed by Governor
1/10/2012 Senate • Veto Message received (2012 Regular Session) -SJ 114
• Veto Message referred to Rules -SJ 125
3/9/2012 Senate • Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State