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CS/CS/SB 1660: Quality Cancer Care and Research

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Flores ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Sobel

Quality Cancer Care and Research; Establishing a Cancer Center of Excellence Award for providers that excel in providing cancer care and treatment in this state; requiring the Florida Cancer Control and Research Advisory Council and the Biomedical Research Advisory Council to each select a certain number of members to form a joint committee to develop and periodically update performance measures, a rating system, and a rating standard in accordance with specified criteria for applicants to qualify for the award; providing that an award-winning cancer provider is granted preference in competitive solicitations related to cancer care or research for a specified period of time, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/20/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-50, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 1500 (Ch. 2013-40)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/2/2013 Senate • Filed
3/7/2013 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 176
• Introduced -SJ 176
3/11/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/14/13, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/14/2013 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 208
• Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 208
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/18/13, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/18/2013 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 229
3/19/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 229
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 237
3/25/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/28/13, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/28/2013 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 279
3/29/2013 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 279
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/04/13
4/3/2013 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 288
4/4/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 312
• Amendment(s) adopted (308738, 758248) -SJ 313
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 313
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/10/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 371
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 371
• The Senate requests that the House pass the bill as passed by the Senate or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference -SJ 387
• Immediately certified -SJ 387
• Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee: Negron (Chair), Benacquisto (Vice Chair), Flores (At Large), Gardiner (At Large), Margolis (At Large), Richter (At Large), Smith (At Large), Thrasher (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice: Bradley (Chair), Clemens, Diaz de la Portilla, Garcia, Joyner; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education: Galvano (Chair), Bullard, Detert, Legg, Montford, Sachs, Thrasher; Appropriations Conference Committee on Finance and Tax: Hukill (Chair), Abruzzo, Altman, Brandes, Evers, Ring, Simmons; Appropriations Conference Committee on General Government: Hays (Chair), Braynon, Dean, Simpson, Soto, Stargel; Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services: Grimsley (Chair), Bean, Flores, Gibson, Sobel; Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development: Gardiner (Chair), Latvala, Lee, Margolis, Thompson -SJ 396
4/10/2013 House • In Messages
• Received -HJ 461
4/11/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 519
• Amendment(s) adopted (677843) -HJ 519
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/12/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 596
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 596
• Refused to concur, acceded to request for conference committee -HJ 606
• Immediately certified -HJ 606
4/12/2013 Senate • In returning messages
4/18/2013 House • Conference Committee appointed: Representatives Hudson (Chair), Brodeur, Cummings, Diaz, Oliva, Patronis, Wood, Cruz, Richardson, Coley (At Large), Gonzalez (At Large), Holder (At Large), O'Toole (At Large), Precourt (At Large), Schenck (At Large), Workman (At Large), Young (At Large), Gibbons (At Large), Jones (At Large), Rouson (At Large), Thurston (At Large), Waldman (At Large) -HJ 675
5/3/2013 Senate • Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1056
• Conference Committee Report adopted (443278) -SJ 1059
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 1059
5/3/2013 House • In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 1252
• Conference Committee Report adopted (443278) -HJ 1254
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 1255
5/3/2013 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 1404
5/10/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/20/2013 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2013-50, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 1500 (Ch. 2013-40)