SB 454: Health Care
GENERAL BILL by Hill
Health Care; Creates the "Florida Hospital Patient Protection Act." Provides minimum staffing level requirements for the ratio of direct care registered nurses to patients in a health care facility. Requires that each facility implement a staffing plan. Prohibits a health care facility from assigning unlicensed personnel to perform functions or tasks that are performed by a licensed or registered nurse. Authorizes a direct care registered nurse to refuse to perform certain activities if he or she determines that it is not in the best interests of the patient, etc.
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Health Regulation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Health Regulation (HR)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Budget (BC)
• Referred to Health Regulation; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 41
• Introduced -SJ 41
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Regulation
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