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SB 1026: Health Care


Health Care; Creating the “Florida Hospital Patient Protection Act”; requiring that the chief nursing officer of a health care facility prepare a written staffing plan that meets the direct care registered nurse staffing levels required by the act; requiring that certain documentation be submitted to the Agency for Health Care Administration and be made available for public inspection; requiring that the agency establish a toll-free telephone hotline to provide information and to receive reports of violations of the act; requiring that the agency post on its website information regarding health care facilities that have violated the act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/12/2014 Senate • Filed
2/19/2014 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 83
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 83
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Health Policy