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SB 376: Delivery of Patient Protection


Delivery of Patient Protection; Citing this act as the “Florida Patient Protection Act”; requiring health care facilities to implement staffing plans that comply with specified minimum staffing levels for direct care registered nurses; requiring that patients be cared for only in hospital or clinical units that meet the specified minimum staffing levels; providing whistle-blower protections; providing for complaints to and administrative actions by the Agency for Health Care Administration; prohibiting employers from taking specified actions with respect to employment for certain unionized staff, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2025
Last Action: 3/8/2024 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/8/2023 Senate • Filed
11/15/2023 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services; Fiscal Policy
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
3/8/2024 Senate • Died in Health Policy