Florida Senate - 2014 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS/CS/CS/HB 573, 2nd Eng.
Senate . House
Floor: 14/AD/3R .
05/02/2014 05:15 PM .
Senator Hays moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Between lines 2694 and 2695
5 Section 48. Present subsections (5) through (11) of section
6 456.025, Florida Statutes, are redesignated as subsections (4)
7 through (10), respectively, and present subsections (4) and (6)
8 are amended, to read:
9 456.025 Fees; receipts; disposition.—
(4) Each board, or the department if there is no board, may
11 charge a fee not to exceed $25, as determined by rule, for the
12 issuance of a wall certificate pursuant to s. 456.013(2)
13 requested by a licensee who was licensed prior to July 1, 1998,
14 or for the issuance of a duplicate wall certificate requested by
15 any licensee.
16 (5) (6) If the cash balance of the trust fund at the end of
17 any fiscal year exceeds the total appropriation provided for the
18 regulation of the health care professions in the prior fiscal
19 year, the boards, in consultation with the department, may lower
20 the license renewal fees. When the department determines, based
21 on long-range estimates of revenue, that a profession’s trust
22 fund balance exceeds the amount required to cover necessary
23 functions, each board, or the department when there is no board,
24 may adopt rules to administer the waiver of initial application
25 fees, initial licensure fees, unlicensed activity fees, or
26 renewal fees for that profession. The waiver of renewal fees may
27 not exceed 2 years.
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30 And the title is amended as follows:
31 Delete line 292
32 and insert:
33 home health agencies; amending s. 456.025, F.S.;
34 deleting a fee provision for the issuance of wall
35 certificates for various health profession licenses;
36 authorizing the boards or the department to adopt
37 rules waiving certain fees for a specified period in
38 certain circumstances; providing effective dates.