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CS/CS/HB 1015: State Ombudsman Program

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Healthy Families Subcommittee ; Roberson

State Ombudsman Program; Reorganizes long-term ombudsman services; provides duties of Office of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman & State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Council; provides conditions under which representative of office could be found to have conflict of interest; provides immunity from liability for representative of office; requires long-term care facilities to provide representatives of office with access to facilities, residents, & records for certain purposes; provides for office to coordinate ombudsman services with Disability Rights Florida.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Location: In committee/council (CF)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Health Policy (HP)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/25/2013 House • Filed
3/4/2013 House • Referred to Healthy Families Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 101
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 101
3/14/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Healthy Families Subcommittee, 03/18/13, 4:00 pm, 12 HOB
3/18/2013 House • CS by Healthy Families Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 333
3/22/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Healthy Families Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 329
3/25/2013 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 346
3/29/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/02/13, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
4/2/2013 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 3 -HJ 406
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 406
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/04/13, 10:30 am, Morris Hall
4/4/2013 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 449
4/8/2013 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 447
4/9/2013 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 451
4/24/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/13
4/26/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 877
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/29/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 929
• CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 930
4/29/2013 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 786
• Received -SJ 786
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs