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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.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/6/2012 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73) -SJ 880
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (BHA)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    9/21/2011 Senate • Filed
    10/4/2011 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Budget -SJ 32
    1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 32
    1/26/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/31/12, 15 minutes after recess of session, 401 Senate Office Building
    1/31/2012 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 314
    2/1/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 314
    2/2/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 314
    2/3/2012 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations -SJ 328
    • Now in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
    2/23/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations, 02/28/12, 10:45 am, 110 Senate Office Building
    2/28/2012 Senate • CS/CS by Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 722
    2/29/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 722
    • CS/CS by Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 722
    3/1/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 743
    • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    3/2/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/12
    3/6/2012 Senate • 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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  • CS/CS/SB 320, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/29/2012 at 4:12 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (5)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 943 (er) Background Screening Holder Similar Last Action: 4/8/2012 Chapter No. 2012-73
    Location: Became Law
    H 1091 Medicaid Provider Accountability Nunez Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 H Died in Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73)
    Location: In committee/council (HSQS)
    H 1419 (e1) Health Care Facilities Brodeur Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 517 (Ch. 2012-61), CS/CS/HB 787 (Ch. 2012-160), CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73), CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184)
    Location: In committee/council (HR)
    S 1316 (c2) Health Care Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 517 (Ch. 2012-61), CS/CS/HB 653 (Ch. 2012-64), CS/CS/CS/HB 711 (Ch. 2012-66), CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73), CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184)
    Location: On Special Order Calendar
    S 1884 (c2) Health Regulation by the Agency for Health Care Administration Garcia Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 517 (Ch. 2012-61), CS/CS/CS/HB 711 (Ch. 2012-66), CS/CS/HB 787 (Ch. 2012-160), CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73), CS/SB 730 (Ch. 2012-44)
    Location: On Special Order Calendar

    Citations - Statutes (17)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    394.4572 Screening of mental health personnel. Page 5 (pdf)
    408.809 Background screening prohibited offenses. Page 5 (pdf)
    409.1757 Persons not required to be refingerprinted or rescreened. Page 11 (pdf)
    409.221 Consumer-directed care program. Page 12 (pdf)
    413.20 Definitions. Page 12 (pdf)
    413.208 Service providers quality assurance and fitness for responsibilities. Page 13 (pdf)
    430.0402 Screening of direct service providers. Page 17 (pdf)
    435.02 Definitions. Page 21 (pdf)
    435.04 Level 2 screening standards. Page 22 (pdf)
    435.06 Exclusion from employment. Page 23 (pdf)
    435.12 Page 23 (pdf)
    456.0135 Page 25 (pdf)
    464.203 Certified nursing assistants certification requirement. Page 26 (pdf)
    943.05 Criminal Justice Information Program duties crime reports. Page 28 (pdf)
    943.053 Dissemination of criminal justice information fees. Page 30 (pdf)
    943.0585 Court-ordered expunction of criminal history records. Page 33 (pdf)
    943.059 Court-ordered sealing of criminal history records. Page 36 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 320, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/1/2012 at 2:48 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/27/2012 (pdf)
    Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 2/29/2012 (pdf)

    Related Bills (5)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 943 (c3) Background Screening Holder Similar Last Action: 4/8/2012 Chapter No. 2012-73
    Location: Became Law
    H 1091 Medicaid Provider Accountability Nunez Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 H Died in Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73)
    Location: In committee/council (HSQS)
    H 1419 (e1) Health Care Facilities Brodeur Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 517 (Ch. 2012-61), CS/CS/HB 787 (Ch. 2012-160), CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73), CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184)
    Location: In committee/council (HR)
    S 1316 (c1) Health Care Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 517 (Ch. 2012-61), CS/CS/HB 653 (Ch. 2012-64), CS/CS/CS/HB 711 (Ch. 2012-66), CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73), CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184)
    Location: On Special Order Calendar
    S 1884 (c1) Health Regulation by the Agency for Health Care Administration Garcia Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 517 (Ch. 2012-61), CS/CS/CS/HB 711 (Ch. 2012-66), CS/CS/HB 787 (Ch. 2012-160), CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73), CS/SB 730 (Ch. 2012-44)
    Location: On Special Order Calendar

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    688776 - Amendment
    Delete lines 485 - 490 and insert:
    Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
    (Gaetz)
    2/27/2012
    1:14 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/29/2012
    Web Page
    PDF
    879678 - Amendment
    Delete lines 720 - 737 and insert:
    Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
    (Gaetz)
    2/27/2012
    1:15 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/29/2012
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/28/2012 10:45 AM Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations 7 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (17)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    394.4572 Screening of mental health personnel. Page 5 (pdf)
    408.809 Background screening prohibited offenses. Page 5 (pdf)
    409.1757 Persons not required to be refingerprinted or rescreened. Page 11 (pdf)
    409.221 Consumer-directed care program. Page 12 (pdf)
    413.20 Definitions. Page 12 (pdf)
    413.208 Service providers quality assurance and fitness for responsibilities. Page 13 (pdf)
    430.0402 Screening of direct service providers. Page 17 (pdf)
    435.02 Definitions. Page 21 (pdf)
    435.04 Level 2 screening standards. Page 22 (pdf)
    435.06 Exclusion from employment. Page 23 (pdf)
    435.12 Page 23 (pdf)
    456.0135 Page 25 (pdf)
    464.203 Certified nursing assistants certification requirement. Page 26 (pdf)
    943.05 Criminal Justice Information Program duties crime reports. Page 28 (pdf)
    943.053 Dissemination of criminal justice information fees. Page 30 (pdf)
    943.0585 Court-ordered expunction of criminal history records. Page 33 (pdf)
    943.059 Court-ordered sealing of criminal history records. Page 36 (pdf)

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  • SB 320, Original Filed Version Posted 9/21/2011 at 11:59 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 1/30/2012 (pdf)
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Post-Meeting) 2/1/2012 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 943 (c2) Background Screening Holder Compare Last Action: 4/8/2012 Chapter No. 2012-73
    Location: Became Law
    H 1419 Health Care Facilities Brodeur Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 517 (Ch. 2012-61), CS/CS/HB 787 (Ch. 2012-160), CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73), CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184)
    Location: In committee/council (HR)
    S 1884 Health Regulation by the Agency for Health Care Administration Garcia Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 517 (Ch. 2012-61), CS/CS/CS/HB 711 (Ch. 2012-66), CS/CS/HB 787 (Ch. 2012-160), CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73), CS/SB 730 (Ch. 2012-44)
    Location: On Special Order Calendar

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    601956 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    (Storms)
    1/30/2012
    2:09 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/1/2012
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/31/2012 12:00 AM Children, Families, and Elder Affairs 6 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (8)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    394.4572 Screening of mental health personnel. Page 3 (pdf)
    408.809 Background screening prohibited offenses. Page 8 (pdf)
    409.1757 Persons not required to be refingerprinted or rescreened. Page 3 (pdf)
    430.0402 Screening of direct service providers. Page 4 (pdf)
    435.04 Level 2 screening standards. Page 7 (pdf)
    435.06 Exclusion from employment. Page 7 (pdf)
    435.07 Exemptions from disqualification. Page 7 (pdf)
    464.203 Certified nursing assistants certification requirement. Page 14 (pdf)

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