HB 1177: Patient Handling & Moving Practices
GENERAL BILL by Roberson, Y ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Barreiro ; Henriquez ; Robaina ; Ryan ; Zapata
Patient Handling & Moving Practices; requires hospitals & nursing homes to adopt & implement safe patient handling & moving policy & providing requirements thereof; requires establishment of safe patient handling & moving committee; requires submission of policies & remodeling plans to AHCA; provides certain protection for employees of hospitals & nursing homes who report certain violations or suspected violations; provides rulemaking authority to AHCA, etc. Creates 381.029.
Last Action: 5/5/2006 House - Died in Committee on Health Care Regulation (HFC)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Introduced, referred to Health Care Regulation (HFC); Elder & Long-Term Care (HFC); Health Care Appropriations (FC); Health & Families Council -HJ 00088
• On Committee agenda-- Health Care Regulation (HFC), 03/28/06, 10:30 am, 212-K --Not considered
• On Committee agenda-- Health Care Regulation (HFC), 04/04/06, 10:15 am, 212-K --Amendment(s) adopted
• Died in Committee on Health Care Regulation (HFC)
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