Florida Senate - 2014 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS/CS/CS/HB 573, 2nd Eng. Ì4245465Î424546 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . Floor: 8/AD/2R . 05/01/2014 02:26 PM . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Bean moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 2694 and 2695 4 insert: 5 Section 48. Paragraph (t) of subsection (1) of section 6 400.141, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 7 400.141 Administration and management of nursing home 8 facilities.— 9 (1) Every licensed facility shall comply with all 10 applicable standards and rules of the agency and shall: 11 (t) Assess all residents within 5 working days after 12 admission for eligibility for pneumococcal
polysaccharide13 vaccination or revaccination (PPV)and vaccinate residents when 14 indicated within 60 days after the effective date of this actin 15 accordance with the recommendations of the United States Centers 16 for Disease Control and Prevention, subject to exemptions for 17 medical contraindications and religious or personal beliefs. 18 Residents admitted after the effective date of this act shall be19 assessed within 5 working days of admission and, when indicated,20 vaccinated within 60 days in accordance with the recommendations21 of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,22 subject to exemptions for medical contraindications and23 religious or personal beliefs.Immunization shall not be 24 provided to any resident who provides documentation that he or 25 she has been immunized as required by this paragraph. This 26 paragraph does not prohibit a resident from receiving the 27 immunization from his or her personal physician if he or she so 28 chooses. A resident who chooses to receive the immunization from 29 his or her personal physician shall provide proof of 30 immunization to the facility. The agency may adopt and enforce 31 any rules necessary to comply with or implement this paragraph. 32 33 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 34 And the title is amended as follows: 35 Delete line 292 36 and insert: 37 home health agencies; amending s. 400.141, F.S.; 38 revising the type of pneumococcal vaccine given to 39 nursing home residents; deleting obsolete language; 40 providing effective dates.