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HB 933: Emergency Power Sources

GENERAL BILL by Harrison ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Moraitis

Emergency Power Sources; Requires PSC to ensure electric utilities have prioritized restoration of electric services to certain medical facilities; revises method for calculating distribution of punitive damages in certain cases; requires claimant who settles a case to provide notice of payments into a specified trust fund; authorizes expenditures from the Quality of Long-Term Care Facility Improvement Trust Fund for a specified grant program related to emergency power sources; revises items to be inspected by AHCA at specified intervals in nursing homes & assisted living facilities; revises components to be included in rules adopted by agency related to equipment necessary & essential to health of residents & emergency planning; revises minimum standards to be included in rules, policies, & procedures adopted by DEA related to emergency power during power outages.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/7/2017 House • Filed
12/13/2017 House • Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 81
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 81
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee