FL H0543 | 2017 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Status: Passed on June 26 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-06-26 - Chapter No. 2017-134
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Removing a provision that requires a joint committee to determine standards for the content of advanced registered nurse practitioner protocols; removing an obsolete qualification that is no longer sufficient to satisfy certain nursing certification requirements; requiring an advanced registered nurse practitioner to enter into a supervisory protocol with a physician under certain circumstances; authorizing the board to conduct certain onsite evaluations; requiring the Florida Center for Nursing to evaluate program-specific data for each approved nursing program and make an annual assessment of compliance by nursing programs with certain accreditation requirements; authorizing a pharmacist to administer specified medication by injection under certain circumstances, etc.

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Regulation of Health Care Practitioners


Roll Calls

2017-05-05 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#440 (Y: 116 N: 1 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-05-04 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#46 (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-04-26 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#245 (Y: 118 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-06-26 Chapter No. 2017-134
2017-06-23 Approved by Governor
2017-06-14 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2017-05-05HouseOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2017-05-05HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 1
2017-05-05HouseConcurred in 1 amendment(s) (323602) 1151
2017-05-05HouseIn returning messages
2017-05-04SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0
2017-05-04SenateRead 3rd time
2017-05-03SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2017-05-03SenateAmendment(s) adopted (323602)
2017-05-03SenateRead 2nd time
2017-05-03SenateSubstituted for CS/SB 328
2017-05-03SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2017-05-03SenateWithdrawn from Health Policy; Rules
2017-04-30SenateReferred to Health Policy; Rules
2017-04-26SenateIn Messages
2017-04-26HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 118 NAYS 0
2017-04-26HouseRead 3rd time 872
2017-04-25HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2017-04-25HouseAmendment(s) adopted (208377, 356095, 442471, 505601) 831
2017-04-25HouseRead 2nd time
2017-04-20HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/17
2017-04-04HousePlaced on Calendar
2017-04-03HouseCS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time
2017-04-03HousePending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
2017-03-23HouseCS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0
2017-03-21HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/23/17, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2017-03-14HouseNow in Health and Human Services Committee
2017-03-14HouseFavorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0
2017-03-10HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/14/17, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
2017-03-07HouseCS by Health Innovation Subcommittee read 1st time
2017-02-28HouseNow in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
2017-02-23HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2017-02-22HouseCS by Health Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0
2017-02-15HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health Innovation Subcommittee, 02/22/17, 3:30 pm, Mashburn Hall
2017-02-06HouseReferred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee

Same As/Similar To

S0328 (Similar To) 2017-05-03 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 543 (Ch. 2017-134)
H7011 (Similar To) 2017-05-05 - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 229 (Ch. 2017-41), CS/CS/HB 543 (Ch. 2017-134)
S1074 (Similar To) 2017-04-26 - Withdrawn from further consideration, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1041 (Ch. 2017-181), CS/CS/HB 7059 (Ch. 2017-164), HB 7097 (Ch. 2017-192)
H229 (Similar To) 2017-05-31 - Chapter No. 2017-41
S876 (Similar To) 2017-05-02 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 229 (Ch. 2017-41)

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Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2017/543/Vote/HouseVote_h00543e1245.PDF
Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2017/543/Vote/SenateVote_h00543e1046.PDF
Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2017/543/Vote/HouseVote_h00543e1440.PDF

Bill Comments