Florida Senate - 2017 SB 7012 By the Committee on Health Policy 588-01938-17 20177012__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to ratification of Department of 3 Health rules; ratifying a rule, adopted by the Board 4 of Medicine, relating to the standard of care for 5 office surgery for the sole and exclusive purpose of 6 satisfying any condition on effectiveness pursuant to 7 s. 120.541(3), F.S., which requires ratification of 8 any rule exceeding the specified thresholds for likely 9 adverse impact on or increase in regulatory costs; 10 providing applicability; providing an effective date. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. (1) The following rule is ratified for the sole 15 and exclusive purpose of satisfying any condition on 16 effectiveness imposed under s. 120.541(3), Florida Statutes: 17 Rule 64B8-9.009, Florida Administrative Code, titled “Standard 18 of Care for Office Surgery” as filed for adoption with the 19 Department of State pursuant to the certification package dated 20 June 15, 2016. 21 (2) This act serves no other purpose and may not be 22 codified in the Florida Statutes. After this act becomes law, 23 its enactment and effective date shall be noted in the Florida 24 Administrative Code, the Florida Administrative Register, or 25 both, as appropriate. This act does not alter rulemaking 26 authority delegated by prior law, does not constitute 27 legislative preemption of or an exception to any provision of 28 law governing adoption or enforcement of the cited rule, and is 29 intended to preserve the status of the cited rule as a rule 30 under chapter 120, Florida Statutes. This act does not cure any 31 rulemaking defect or preempt any challenge based on a lack of 32 authority or a violation of the legal requirements governing the 33 adoption of the cited rule. 34 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.