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CS/SB 1824: Department of Health

GENERAL BILL by Health Regulation ; Garcia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Evers

Department of Health; Eliminating the Florida Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Trust Fund and the Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Trust Fund as trust funds under the department; requiring the Department of Health to be responsible for the state public health system; permitting the department to apply for and become a National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program accreditation body; providing for any permit issued and approved by the Department of Health for the installation, modification, or repair of an onsite sewage treatment and disposal system to transfer with the title of the property; requiring the department, rather than the Agency for Health Care Administration, to publish a summary of the Florida Patient’s Bill of Rights and Responsibilities on its Internet website; deleting legislative findings relating to the “Reducing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: Closing the Gap Act”, etc.

Effective Date: except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/8/2012 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184), CS/HB 7043 (Ch. 2012-27), CS/CS/SB 704 (Ch. 2012-13) -SJ 1092
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2012 Senate • Filed
1/17/2012 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget -SJ 238
• Introduced -SJ 238
2/14/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 02/16/12, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building
2/16/2012 Senate • CS by Health Regulation; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
2/17/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/22/12, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Not Received
2/20/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/21/2012 Senate • CS by Health Regulation read 1st time -SJ 541
2/22/2012 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
2/29/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 721
• Now in Budget
3/5/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 805
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 805
3/6/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/12
3/8/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 1089
• Substituted CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 -SJ 1092
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184), CS/HB 7043 (Ch. 2012-27), CS/CS/SB 704 (Ch. 2012-13) -SJ 1092