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CS/CS/SB 404: Health Care

GENERAL BILL by Ways and Means ; Health and Human Services Appropriations ; Saunders

Health Care; deletes provisions authorizing AHCA to adopt emergency rules governing home & community-based services delivery system; delays provisions requiring nursing home staffing increase; provides Medicaid rate-setting process; revises Medicaid prescribed drug spending control program; directs AHCA to implement, & authorizes it to seek federal waivers for, program of all-inclusive care for children; establishes memory disorder clinic at FAU, etc. Amends FS.

Effective Date: 07/01/2005 except as otherwise provided
Last Action: 5/26/2005 - Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2005-60; See also CS/CS/SB 838 (Ch. 2005-133), SB 2602 (Ch. 2005-71)
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Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/3/2004 Senate • Filed
12/17/2004 Senate • Referred to Health and Human Services Appropriations; Ways and Means
3/8/2005 Senate • Introduced, referred to Health and Human Services Appropriations; Ways and Means -SJ 00030
3/18/2005 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Appropriations, 03/23/05, 9:00 am, 401-S
3/23/2005 Senate • CS by Health and Human Services Appropriations; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 00301; CS read first time on 03/30/05 -SJ 00310
3/24/2005 Senate • Now in Ways and Means -SJ 00301
3/28/2005 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means, 03/31/05, 12:30 pm, 412-K
3/31/2005 Senate • CS/CS by- Ways and Means; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 00325; CS read first time on 04/05/05 -SJ 00327
4/1/2005 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on second reading -SJ 00325
4/7/2005 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar -SJ 00377; Read second time -SJ 00372; Read third time -SJ 00372; CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 00372; Immediately certified -SJ 00372
4/7/2005 House • In Messages; Received -HJ 00440; Read second time -HJ 00440; Substituted for HB 1893 -HJ 00440; Amendment(s) adopted -HJ 00440; Read third time -HJ 00445; CS passed as amended; YEAS 113 NAYS 0 -HJ 00445; Requested Senate to concur or failing to concur, appoint conference committee -HJ 00454
4/12/2005 Senate • In returning messages
4/13/2005 Senate • Was taken up -SJ 00396; Refused to concur and acceded to the request for a conference committee -SJ 00401
4/20/2005 House • Conference Committee appointed: Reps Negron-Ch; Mahon-V-Ch; Gardiner, Waters, Rubio, Goodlette, Bowen, Simmons, Brummer, Greenstein, Jennings, Ryan; Mayfield, Evers, Brown, Kendrick, Stansel, Poppell, Littlefield, Machek; Pickens, Arza, Rivera, Attkisson, Baxley, Flores, Sansom, Mealor, Richardson, Vana, Bendross-Mindingall, Justice, Altman; Bean, Benson, Murzin, Cannon, Galvano, Garcia, Farkas, Roberson, Gannon, Bilirakis, Sobel, Hays; Barreiro, Needelman, Kottkamp, Planas, Adams, Hasner, Seiler, Joyner, Clarke, Gelber; Berfield, Troutman, Carroll, Quinones, Sands, Reagan, Gibson, Patterson; D Davis, Llorente, Bogdanoff, M Davis, Traviesa, Kravitz, Cusack, Ausley, McInvale, Allen -HJ 00593
4/20/2005 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Senators Carlton, Chair; Ways and Means; Education Appropriations: Alexander, Chair; Bullard, Constantine, King, Klein, Lynn, Miller, Wise; General Government Appropriations: Clary, Chair; Baker, Garcia, Lawson; Health and Human Services Appropriations: Saunders, Chair; Bennett, Dawson, Jones, Peaden, Pruitt, Rich, Wilson; Justice Appropriations: Crist, Chair; Argenziano, Aronberg, Siplin, Smith, Villalobos; Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations: Fasano, Chair; Dockery, Hill, Margolis, Sebesta, Webster -SJ 00534
5/6/2005 Senate • Conference Committee Report received -SJ 01266; Conference Committee Report adopted -SJ 01282; Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 01282
5/6/2005 House • In returning messages; Conference Committee Report received -HJ 01638; Conference Committee Report adopted -HJ 01639; Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 84 NAYS 30 -HJ 01655
5/6/2005 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 01662
5/24/2005 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/26/2005 • Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2005-60; See also CS/CS/SB 838 (Ch. 2005-133), SB 2602 (Ch. 2005-71)