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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

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  • 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

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  • CS/CS/HB 987, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/28/2022 at 5:09 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 988 (er) In-person Visitation Garcia Identical Last Action: 4/8/2022 Chapter No. 2022-34
    S 1724 Designation of Essential Caregivers for In-person Visitations Harrell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    408.823 Page 2 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 987, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/31/2022 at 8:10 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 2/3/2022 (pdf)
    Health and Human Services Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/28/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 988 (c1) Patient Visitation Rights Garcia Compare Last Action: 4/8/2022 Chapter No. 2022-34
    S 1724 Designation of Essential Caregivers for In-person Visitations Harrell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    393.131 Page 2 (pdf)
    400.026 Page 5 (pdf)
    429.276 Page 8 (pdf)

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  • HB 987, Original Filed Version Posted 12/20/2021 at 4:28 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Finance and Facilities Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/25/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 988 (c1) Patient Visitation Rights Garcia Compare Last Action: 4/8/2022 Chapter No. 2022-34
    S 1724 Designation of Essential Caregivers for In-person Visitations Harrell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    455237 - Amendment
    Remove lines 82-200 and insert:
    Shoaf 1/26/2022
    5:51 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/27/2022
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    393.131 Page 2 (pdf)
    400.026 Page 5 (pdf)
    429.276 Page 7 (pdf)

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