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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

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  • 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

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  • SB 376, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/8/2023 at 1:18 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 695 Delivery of Patient Protection Garcia Identical Last Action: 3/8/2024 H Died in Select Committee on Health Innovation

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    395.1013 Page 2 (pdf)

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