Florida Senate - 2014                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1352
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/25/2014           .                                

    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    6         ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================And the title is amended as follows:Delete everything before the enacting clauseand insert:A bill to be entitledAn act relating to health care practitioners; amending s. 110.12315, F.S.; expanding who may prescribe brand drugs under the prescription drug program when medically necessary; amending ss. 310.071, 310.073, and 310.081, F.S.; excepting controlled substances prescribed by an advanced practice registered nurse from the disqualifications for continued certification or licensure as a deputy or state pilot; amending s. 394.455, F.S.; updating terminology to make reference to “psychiatric-mental health advanced practice registered nurse” instead of “psychiatric nurse”; requiring that such nurse hold a specified national certification; conforming a reference to the term; amending s. 394.463, F.S.; authorizing a psychiatric-mental health advanced practice registered nurse to approve the involuntary examination or release of a patient from a receiving facility; amending s. 397.501, F.S.; prohibiting service providers from denying access to substance abuse services to an individual who takes medications prescribed by an advanced practice registered nurse; amending s. 456.053, F.S.; providing an additional exception to prohibited referrals; amending s. 456.057, F.S.; requiring rates charged for copies of certain medical records to be the same regardless of format or medium; amending s. 456.072, F.S.; applying existing penalties for violations relating to the prescribing or dispensing of controlled substances to an advanced practice registered nurse; amending s. 456.44, F.S.; requiring advanced practice registered nurses who prescribe controlled substances for certain pain to make a certain designation, comply with registration requirements, and follow specified standards of practice; amending s. 458.348, F.S.; deleting obsolete language regarding the number of offices a physician may supervise; conforming terminology; amending s. 458.3485, F.S.; deleting language relating to the certification and registration of medical assistants; amending s. 459.025; deleting obsolete language regarding the number of offices a physician may supervise; amending s. 464.012, F.S.; authorizing an advanced practice registered nurse to prescribe, dispense, administer, or order drugs in accordance with a specified formulary, if such formulary is established; requiring the Board of Nursing to appoint a committee to determine whether such a formulary is needed and specifying the membership of the committee; providing parameters for the recommendations of the committee; requiring that any formulary be adopted by board rule; specifying the process for amending the formulary and imposing a burden of proof; requiring notice of proposed, pending, or adopted changes; specifying a deadline for initiating any required rulemaking; conforming terminology; amending s. 464.015, F.S.; applying current provisions and criminal penalties relating to restrictions on the use of titles and abbreviations to certified nurse practitioners; conforming terminology; amending s. 464.018, F.S.; specifying acts that constitute grounds for denial of a license for or disciplinary action against an advanced practice registered nurse who practices without specified supervision; amending s. 893.02, F.S.; redefining the term “practitioner” to include advanced practice registered nurses under the Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act; amending s. 948.03, F.S.; including drugs or narcotics prescribed by an advanced practice registered nurse in an exception relating to the possession of drugs or narcotics during probation; amending ss. 39.303, 39.304, 90.503, 112.0455, 121.0515, 252.515, 381.00315, 381.00593, 383.141, 390.0111, 390.012, 394.4574, 394.4655, 394.467, 395.0191, 395.602, 395.605, 397.311, 397.405, 397.427, 400.021, 400.0255, 400.172, 400.462, 400.487, 400.506, 401.445, 409.905, 409.908, 409.9081, 409.9122, 409.973, 429.26, 429.918, 440.102, 456.0391, 456.0392, 456.041, 456.048, 458.3265, 458.331, 459.0137, 459.015, 464.003, 464.004, 464.016, 464.0205, 467.003, 480.0475, 483.041, 483.801, 486.021, 490.012, 491.0057, 491.012, 493.6108, 626.9707, 627.357, 627.6471, 627.6472, 627.736, 633.412, 641.3923, 641.495, 744.331, 744.703, 766.102, 766.103, 766.1115, 766.1116, 794.08, 943.13, 945.603, 1002.20, 1002.42, 1006.062, 1009.65, 1009.66, and 1009.67; conforming terminology to changes made by the act; providing an effective date.