Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 230
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Health Policy (Harrell) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with directory and title amendments)
    3         Between lines 252 and 253
    4  insert:
    5         (b) If an applicant has not been issued a social security
    6  number by the Federal Government at the time of application
    7  because the applicant is not a citizen or resident of this
    8  country, the department may process the application using a
    9  unique personal identification number. If such an applicant is
   10  otherwise eligible for licensure, the board, or the department
   11  when there is no board, may issue a temporary license to the
   12  applicant, which shall expire 30 days after issuance unless a
   13  social security number is obtained and submitted in writing to
   14  the department. A temporary license issued under this paragraph
   15  to an applicant who has accepted a position with an accredited
   16  residency, internship, or fellowship program in this state and
   17  is applying for registration under s. 458.345 or s. 459.021
   18  shall expire 60 days after issuance unless the applicant obtains
   19  a social security number and submits it in writing to the
   20  department. Upon receipt of the applicant’s social security
   21  number, the department shall issue a new license, which shall
   22  expire at the end of the current biennium.
   24  ====== D I R E C T O R Y  C L A U S E  A M E N D M E N T ======
   25  And the directory clause is amended as follows:
   26         Delete lines 223 - 224
   27  and insert:
   28         Section 2. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (1) of
   29  section 456.013, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
   31  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   32  And the title is amended as follows:
   33         Delete line 9
   34  and insert:
   35         licensure application requirements; authorizing the
   36         board or department to issue a temporary license to
   37         certain applicants which expires after 60 days;
   38         amending s.