Florida Senate - 2021                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1142
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
       (Rodrigues) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 101 - 116
    4  and insert:
    5         (b) When the department finds that a health care
    6  practitioner has violated the provisions of paragraph (1)(a)
    7  pertaining to a specialty designation:
    8         1.The department must issue an emergency order to the
    9  practitioner to cease and desist from using the name or title,
   10  or any other words, letters, abbreviations, or insignia
   11  indicating that he or she may practice under the specialty
   12  designation. The department must send the emergency cease and
   13  desist order to the practitioner by certified mail and e-mail to
   14  the practitioner’s physical address and e-mail address of record
   15  on file with the department and to any other mailing address or
   16  e-mail address through which the department believes the
   17  practitioner may be reached.
   18         2.If the practitioner does not cease and desist his or her
   19  actions in violation of paragraph (1)(a) immediately upon
   20  receipt of the emergency cease and desist order, the department
   21  must enter an order imposing any of the following penalties, or
   22  a combination thereof, until the practitioner complies with the
   23  cease
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   26  And the title is amended as follows:
   27         Delete lines 16 - 19
   28  and insert:
   29         health care practitioners under certain circumstances;
   30         providing requirements for the notice of such
   31         emergency orders; requiring the department to impose
   32         certain administrative penalties if such practitioners
   33         do not