FL H0651 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Failed on May 3 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-03 - Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Specifies that certain utilities are not exempt from providing medically essential electric service; provides notification requirements for electric utilities relating to certification process for obtaining medically essential electric service & service disconnection; specifies duties of electric utilities; revises penalties for falsification of such certification; requires certain health care practitioners to inform certain patients of such certification process; requires such practitioners to provide patients with completed medical certifications & document certification.

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Medically Essential Electric Utility Service


Roll Calls

2019-04-11 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#71 (Y: 114 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-05-03SenateDied in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
2019-05-03SenateIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2019-04-18SenateReferred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Health Policy; Rules
2019-04-18SenateIn Messages
2019-04-11HouseCS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0
2019-04-11HouseRead 3rd time
2019-04-10HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2019-04-10HouseRead 2nd time
2019-04-04HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/10/19
2019-03-25HousePlaced on Calendar
2019-03-25HouseCS by Commerce Committee read 1st time
2019-03-22HousePending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
2019-03-21HouseCS by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 0
2019-03-19HouseOn Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 03/21/19, 12:00 pm, Webster Hall
2019-03-14HouseNow in Commerce Committee
2019-03-14HouseFavorable by Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0
2019-03-12HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/14/19, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
2019-02-21HouseNow in Health and Human Services Committee
2019-02-20HouseFavorable by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0
2019-02-13HouseOn Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 02/20/19, 4:00 pm, Webster Hall
2019-02-13HouseReferred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee; Commerce Committee

Same As/Similar To

S1370 (Same As) 2019-05-03 - Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
36611Amended CodeSee Bill Text
36615Amended CodeSee Bill Text
45645Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Bill Comments