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CS/CS/HB 987: In-person Visitation

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Finance and Facilities Subcommittee ; Shoaf ; Yarborough ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bartleman ; Borrero ; Bush ; Caruso ; Chaney ; Eskamani ; Fabricio ; Fischer ; Giallombardo ; Killebrew ; LaMarca ; Learned ; Maney ; McCurdy ; Melo ; Mooney ; Morales ; Rizo ; Roach ; Robinson, F. ; Salzman ; Skidmore ; Slosberg-King ; Smith, D. ; Stevenson ; Tant

In-person Visitation; Requires providers to establish visitation policies & procedures within specified timeframe; provides requirements for policies & procedures; authorizes resident, client, or patient to designate essential caregiver; authorizes providers to suspend in-person visits under certain circumstances; requires providers to provide policies & procedures to AHCA; requires providers to make policies & procedures accessible from homepage of their websites.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/8/2022 House - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 988
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/20/2021 House • Filed
1/7/2022 House • Referred to Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
• Referred to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
1/11/2022 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/25/2022 House • Added to Finance & Facilities Subcommittee agenda
1/27/2022 House • Favorable with CS by Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
1/29/2022 House • Reported out of Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
1/31/2022 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2/1/2022 House • Referred to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
• Added to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee agenda
2/3/2022 House • Favorable by Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
• Reported out of Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
• Now in Health & Human Services Committee
2/25/2022 House • PCS added to Health & Human Services Committee agenda
2/28/2022 House • Favorable with CS by Health & Human Services Committee
• Reported out of Health & Human Services Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
3/3/2022 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
3/8/2022 House • Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 988