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CS/HB 621: Nursing Homes and Related Health Care Facilities

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Frishe ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Ahern ; Gaetz ; Hager ; Harrison ; Nehr ; Patronis ; Sands ; Soto ; Tobia

Nursing Homes and Related Health Care Facilities; Clarifies that transfer & discharge of facility residents are governed by nursing home law; deletes requirement that resident care plan be signed by certain persons; deletes provisions requiring license applicant to submit signed affidavit relating to financial or ownership interests, number of beds, copies of civil verdicts or judgments involving applicant, & plan for quality assurance & risk management; provides that licensee must provide certain information relating to financial or ownership interests if requested by AHCA; revises provisions relating to provision of respite care in facility; repeals provisions relating to Medicaid "Up-or-Out" Quality of Care Contract Management Program; provides that health services administration or equivalent major shall satisfy education requirements for nursing home administrator applicants.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 787 (Ch. 2012-160)
Location: In committee/council (HR)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/9/2011 House • Filed
11/21/2011 House • Referred to Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 62
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 61
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee, 01/12/12, 8:00 am, 306 HOB
1/12/2012 House • Favorable by Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 3 -HJ 219
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 219
• On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/17/12, 12:30 pm, Webster Hall
1/17/2012 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 1 -HJ 229
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 229
2/14/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/16/12, 9:00 am, 404 HOB
2/16/2012 House • CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 684
2/20/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 682
• CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 675
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/22/12
2/22/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 717
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/23/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 764
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 765
2/24/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 817
• Referred to Health Regulation; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Budget -SJ 817
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 787 (Ch. 2012-160)