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SB 2144: Medicaid


Medicaid; Revises the minimum staffing requirements for nursing homes. Requires that the Agency for Health Care Administration deny an applicant for a license or license renewal of an applicant, a controlling interest of the applicant, or any entity in which a controlling interest of the applicant was an owner or officer during the occurrence of certain actions. Repeals the sunset of provisions authorizing the federal waiver for certain persons age 65 and older or who have a disability, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/26/2011 - Chapter No. 2011-61, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7109 (Ch. 2011-135), SB 2000 (Ch. 2011-69)
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Bill History

Date Chamber Action
4/1/2011 Senate SPB 7174 submitted as a committee bill (SB 2144) by Budget
• Filed
4/4/2011 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 332
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/06/11
4/5/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 332
4/6/2011 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 372
• Amendment(s) adopted (282366) -SJ 373
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 373
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/7/2011 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 424
• Passed as amended; YEAS 28 NAYS 11 -SJ 425
• Immediately certified -SJ 450
• Requests House concur or failing to concur appoint conference cmte -SJ 450
4/7/2011 House • In Messages
• Received -HJ 556
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 556
• Read 2nd time -HJ 556
• Amendment(s) adopted (082773) -HJ 556
• Read 3rd time -HJ 563
• Passed as amended; YEAS 79 NAYS 39 -HJ 563
• Immediately certified -HJ 584
• Refused to concur, acceded to request for conference committee -HJ 584
4/7/2011 Senate • In returning messages
4/26/2011 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Senators Alexander (Chair), Negron (Vice Chair); Gaetz, Gardiner, Siplin, Thrasher (At Large); Budget Conference Committee on FRS/Retirement: Ring (Chair), Benacquisto; Budget Conference Committee on Professional Deregulation: Hays (Chair); Budget Conference Committee on Governmental Reorganization: Gaetz (Chair); Budget Conference Committee on SEED Fund: Gaetz (Chair); Budget Conference Committee on State Employee Group Health Insurance: Negron (Chair); Budget Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Fasano (Chair), Bennett, Evers, Joyner, Sachs, Storms, Thrasher; Budget Conference Committee on Education Pre-K - 12/PreK-12: Simmons (Chair), Bullard, Detert, Dockery, Montford, Wise; Budget Conference Committee on General Government/Government Operations: Hays (Chair), Dean, Diaz de la Portilla, Jones, Ring; Budget Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Negron (Chair), Flores, Garcia, Norman, Richter, Sobel; Budget Conference Committee on Higher Education/Higher Education: Lynn (Chair), Altman, Braynon, Oelrich, Siplin; Budget Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Transportation and Economic Development: Gaetz (Chair), Benacquisto, Bogdanoff, Hill, Latvala, Margolis, Smith -SJ 507
4/26/2011 House • Conference Committee appointed: Representatives Hudson (Chair), Chestnut, Corcoran, Davis, Diaz, Frishe, Harrell, Jones, Pafford, Roberson, K, Steube, Wood, Young -HJ 778
5/6/2011 Senate • Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1502
• Conference Committee Report adopted (784096) -SJ 1513
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 24 NAYS 15 -SJ 1513
5/6/2011 House • In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 1529
• Conference Committee Report adopted -HJ 1530
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 80 NAYS 38 -HJ 1540
5/7/2011 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 1848
5/17/2011 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/26/2011 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2011-61, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7109 (Ch. 2011-135), SB 2000 (Ch. 2011-69)