Florida Senate - 2013                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/HB 1159, 1st Eng.
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
               Floor: 1a/RE/3R         .                                
             05/03/2013 11:10 AM       .                                

       Senator Garcia moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (566056) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 51 and 52
    5  insert:
    6         Section 4. Paragraphs (l) and (m) of subsection (4) of
    7  section 400.9905, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
    8         400.9905 Definitions.—
    9         (4) “Clinic” means an entity where health care services are
   10  provided to individuals and which tenders charges for
   11  reimbursement for such services, including a mobile clinic and a
   12  portable equipment provider. As used in this part, the term does
   13  not include and the licensure requirements of this part do not
   14  apply to:
   15         (l) Orthotic, or prosthetic, pediatric cardiology, or
   16  perinatology clinical facilities or anesthesia clinical
   17  facilities that are not otherwise exempt under paragraph (a) or
   18  paragraph (k) and that are a publicly traded corporation or that
   19  are wholly owned, directly or indirectly, by a publicly traded
   20  corporation. As used in this paragraph, a publicly traded
   21  corporation is a corporation that issues securities traded on an
   22  exchange registered with the United States Securities and
   23  Exchange Commission as a national securities exchange.
   24         (m) Entities that are owned by a corporation that has $250
   25  million or more in total annual sales of health care services
   26  provided by licensed health care practitioners where one or more
   27  of the persons responsible for the operations of the entity are
   28  owners is a health care practitioner who is licensed in this
   29  state and who is responsible for supervising the business
   30  activities of the entity and is legally responsible for the
   31  entity’s compliance with state law for purposes of this part.
   33  Notwithstanding this subsection, an entity shall be deemed a
   34  clinic and must be licensed under this part in order to receive
   35  reimbursement under the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law, ss.
   36  627.730-627.7405, unless exempted under s. 627.736(5)(h).
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   39         And the title is amended as follows:
   40         Between lines 179 and 180
   41  insert:
   42         amending s. 400.9905, F.S.; revising a definition;