Florida Senate - 2016                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 918
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  01/11/2016           .                                

       The Committee on Health Policy (Grimsley) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 170 - 207
    4  and insert:
    5  passing score on the appropriate examination of a national or
    6  regional standards organization if required for licensure in
    7  this state.
    8         4. Attests that he or she is not, at the time of
    9  submission, the subject of a disciplinary proceeding in a
   10  jurisdiction in which he or she holds a license or by the United
   11  States Department of Defense for reasons related to the practice
   12  of the profession for which he or she is applying.
   13         5. Actively practiced the profession for which he or she is
   14  applying for the 3 years preceding the date of submission of the
   15  application.
   16         6. Submits a set of fingerprints for a background screening
   17  pursuant to s. 456.0135, if required for the profession for
   18  which he or she is applying.
   20  The department shall verify information submitted by the
   21  applicant under this subsection using the National Practitioner
   22  Data Bank.
   23         (4)(a) The board, or the department if there is no board,
   24  may issue a temporary professional license to the spouse of an
   25  active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States who
   26  submits to the department:
   27         1. A completed application upon a form prepared and
   28  furnished by the department in accordance with the board’s
   29  rules;
   30         2. The required application fee;
   31         3. Proof that the applicant is married to a member of the
   32  Armed Forces of the United States who is on active duty;
   33         4. Proof that the applicant holds a valid license for the
   34  profession issued by another state, the District of Columbia, or
   35  a possession or territory of the United States, and is not the
   36  subject of any disciplinary proceeding in any jurisdiction in
   37  which the applicant holds a license to practice a profession
   38  regulated by this chapter; or proof that the applicant is a
   39  practitioner of health care in a profession for which licensure
   40  in another state or jurisdiction is not required, has training
   41  or experience substantially equivalent to the requirements for
   42  licensure in this state in that profession, and has obtained a
   43  passing score on the appropriate examination of a national or
   44  regional