Florida Senate - 2018                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 622
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
       (Grimsley) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with directory and title amendments)
    3         Between lines 1564 and 1565
    4  insert:
    5         (19) It is not the obligation of A nurse registry may not
    6  to monitor, supervise, manage, or train a registered nurse,
    7  licensed practical nurse, certified nursing assistant, companion
    8  or homemaker, or home health aide referred for contract under
    9  this chapter. In the event of a violation of this chapter or a
   10  violation of any other law of this state by a referred
   11  registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, certified nursing
   12  assistant, companion or homemaker, or home health aide, or a
   13  deficiency in credentials which comes to the attention of the
   14  nurse registry, the nurse registry shall advise the patient to
   15  terminate the referred person’s contract, providing the reason
   16  for the suggested termination; cease referring the person to
   17  other patients or facilities; and, if practice violations are
   18  involved, notify the licensing board. This section does not
   19  affect or negate any other obligations imposed on a nurse
   20  registry under chapter 408.
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   23  And the directory clause is amended as follows:
   24         Delete lines 1520 - 1521
   25  and insert:
   26         Section 51. Subsection (5), paragraph (a) of subsection
   27  (15), and subsection (19) of section 400.506, Florida Statutes,
   28  are amended to read:
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   31  And the title is amended as follows:
   32         Delete line 108
   33  and insert:
   34         registry; prohibiting a nurse registry from
   35         monitoring, supervising, managing, or training a
   36         certain caregiver who is an independent contractor;
   37         amending s. 400.606, F.S.; removing a