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CS/CS/SB 320: Background Screening
GENERAL BILL by Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations ; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Storms ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Thrasher ; Rich
Background Screening; Providing 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 under certain conditions; requiring background screening and rescreening of certain persons having contact with vulnerable persons; authorizing an employer to hire an employee to a position that otherwise requires background screening before the completion of the screening process for the purpose of training the employee; prohibiting the employee from having direct contact with vulnerable persons until the screening process is complete, etc.
Last Action: 3/6/2012 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73) -SJ 880
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- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
- Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (BHA)
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Budget -SJ 32
• Introduced -SJ 32
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/31/12, 15 minutes after recess of session, 401 Senate Office Building
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 314
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 314
• Now in Budget -SJ 314
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations -SJ 328
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations, 02/28/12, 10:45 am, 110 Senate Office Building
• CS/CS by Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 722
• Now in Budget -SJ 722
• CS/CS by Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 722
• Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 743
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/12
• Read 2nd time -SJ 879
• Substituted CS/CS/CS/HB 943 -SJ 880
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73) -SJ 880
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