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FLS0500IntroAuthorizing disciplinary action to be enforced by the Department of Health for the use of specified names or titles without a valid license or certification to practice as such, etc.
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2019-10-11
Filed
FLH0309IntroAuthorizes disciplinary action to be enforced by DoH for use of specified names or titles without valid license or certification to practice as such; provides penalties.
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2019-10-08
Filed
FLS0230IntroRequiring the Department of Health to develop strategies to maximize federal-state partnerships that provide incentives for physicians to practice in medically underserved or rural areas; revising licensure requirements for a person seeking licensure...
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2019-10-07
[Hearing: Oct 15 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0474IntroCiting this act as the "Occupational Freedom and Opportunity Act"; deleting the requirement that a yacht broker maintain a separate license for each branch office; specifying that the failure to repay certain student loans is not considered a failure...
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2019-10-07
Filed
FLS0378IntroRepealing provisions which comprise the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law; revising the motor vehicle insurance coverages that an applicant must show to register certain vehicles with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles; revising gar...
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2019-09-25
Filed
FLH0077IntroProvides that failure to repay specified student loan by health care practitioners is not considered failure to perform statutory or legal obligation; repeals language relating to health care practitioners in default on student loan or scholarship ob...
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2019-09-23
To House Health Quality Subcommittee
FLH0041IntroProhibits specified licensees & practitioners from practicing or performing conversion therapy on individual who is younger than specified age; provides that such licensee or practitioner is subject to disciplinary proceedings by DOH & appropriate bo...
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2019-09-23
To House Health Quality Subcommittee
FLH0115IntroProhibits state authority from suspending or revoking person's professional license, certificate, registration, or permit solely on basis of delinquency or default in payment of his or her student loan; repeals provisions to conform provisions to...
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2019-09-23
To House Business and Professions Subcommittee
FLS0356IntroCreating the "Keep Our Graduates Working Act of 2020"; prohibiting a state authority from suspending or revoking a person's professional license, certificate, registration, or permit solely on the basis of a delinquency or default in the payment of h...
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2019-09-20
Filed
FLS0180IntroProhibiting a person who is licensed to provide professional counseling or a practitioner who is licensed under provisions regulating the practice of medicine, osteopathic medicine, psychology, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, or me...
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2019-09-19
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0350IntroCreating the student evaluation program within the Department of Health for a specified purpose; requiring consultants to redact a student's personal identifying information and to forward the invoice for an evaluation to the department; providing fo...
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2019-09-19
Filed
FLS0066IntroEstablishing that a health care practitioner's failure to repay a student loan or to comply with service scholarship obligations does not constitute grounds for disciplinary action; removing a civil fine; removing the requirement that the Department ...
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2019-08-16
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLH0851PassRequires Department of Legal Affairs to establish certain direct-support organization; provides for future review & repeal; provides for instruction on human trafficking; requires specified licensees or certificate holders to post human trafficking p...
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2019-06-27
Chapter No. 2019-152
FLH7067VetoRequires an out-of-state health care provider to pay an application fee and biennial renewal fee to be registered to provide telehealth services in this state.
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2019-06-27
Vetoed by Governor, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 23 (Ch. 2019-137)
FLS0732PassRequiring the Department of Health to issue an emergency order suspending or restricting the registration of certain facilities upon specified findings; requiring an office in which a physician performs certain procedures or office surgeries to regis...
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2019-06-26
Chapter No. 2019-130
FLH0023PassEstablishing standards of practice for telehealth providers; authorizing certain telehealth providers to use telehealth to prescribe certain controlled substances under specified circumstances; providing registration requirements for out-of-state tel...
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2019-06-26
Chapter No. 2019-137
FLS1418PassRequiring service providers to disclose information from a clinical record under certain circumstances relating to threats to cause serious bodily injury or death; requiring psychiatrists to disclose certain patient communications for purposes of not...
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2019-06-26
Chapter No. 2019-134, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)
FLH0451PassRequires DOH to develop & publish on its website educational pamphlet regarding use of nonopioid alternatives for treatment of pain; provides requirements for health care practitioners.
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2019-06-25
Chapter No. 2019-123
FLH0831PassRequiring certain health care practitioners to electronically generate and transmit prescriptions for medicinal drugs upon license renewal or by a specified date; authorizing the Department of Health, in consultation with the Board of Medicine, the B...
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2019-06-18
Chapter No. 2019-112
FLS0084FailProhibiting a person who is licensed to provide professional counseling or a practitioner who is licensed under provisions regulating the practice of medicine, osteopathic medicine, psychology, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, or me...
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Policy
FLH0109FailProhibits person who is licensed to provide professional counseling or practitioner who is licensed under provisions regulating practice of medicine, osteopathic medicine, psychology, clinical social work, marriage & family therapy, or mental health ...
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
FLS0206FailEstablishing the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Program within the Department of Health for specified purposes; specifying which document takes precedence when directives in POLST forms conflict with other advance directives; ...
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Policy
FLH0491FailExcludes pain related to sickle-cell anemia from definition of acute pain for purposes of limitations on prescriptions of opioids for acute pain.
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
FLH0503FailEstablishes Physician Fee Sharing Task Force within DOH; provides for duties, membership, & meetings of task force; requires report to Governor & Legislature by specified date; provides for expiration of task force.
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
FLS0188FailRevising health care practitioner licensure application requirements; revising licensure requirements for a person seeking licensure or certification as an osteopathic physician; revising requirements for examinations of dental hygienists; revising a...
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2019-05-03
Died in returning Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 851 (Ch. 2019-152)
FLH0651FailSpecifies 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 & serv...
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2019-05-03
Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
FLS0896FailCiting this act as the "Responsible Roadways Act"; providing that motor vehicle liability policies issued or renewed after a specified date may not include personal injury protection; increasing the minimum required limits of bodily injury and proper...
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2019-05-03
Died in Infrastructure and Security, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 301 (Ch. 2019-108)
FLH0733FailCreates Responsible Roadways Act; revises security requirements & proof of such security for owners & operators of motor vehicles; repeals Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law.
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2019-05-03
Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
FLS0924FailRequiring the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the Department of Health, respectively, to grant an application for licensure if the applicant has completed an apprenticeship and met other specified requirements; requiring the de...
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2019-05-03
Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
FLS0948FailEstablishing that a health care practitioner's failure to repay a student loan or to comply with service scholarship obligations does not constitute grounds for disciplinary action; removing a civil fine; removing the requirement that the Department ...
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Policy
FLS7048FailRequiring service providers to disclose information from a clinical record under certain circumstances relating to threats to cause seriously bodily injury or death; requiring, rather than authorizing, psychiatrists to disclose certain patient commun...
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2019-05-03
Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1418 (Ch. 2019-134)
FLH0821FailAuthorizes autonomous practice for specified health care practitioners; requires Board of Health or DOH to register physician assistant or advanced practice registered nurse if applicant meets criteria; authorizes such autonomous health care practiti...
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Policy
FLS1052FailRepealing provisions which comprise the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law; revising the motor vehicle insurance coverages that an applicant must show to register certain vehicles with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles; revising min...
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2019-05-03
Died in Appropriations
FLH0863FailAuthorizes health care provider to refer patient to licensed hospital owned or leased & operated by entity in which provider has investment interest; requires health care practitioner to provide notice to patients upon referring patient to certain pr...
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Policy
FLS1090FailCreating the "Keep Our Graduates Working Act of 2019"; prohibiting a state authority from suspending or revoking a person's professional license, certificate, registration, or permit solely on the basis of a delinquency or default in the payment of h...
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2019-05-03
Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
FLH0885FailExempts certain health care practitioners from specified licensing requirements when providing certain services to veterans in this state.
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Policy
FLH0947FailEstablishes standard of care for telehealth providers; authorizes use of telehealth to perform patient evaluations; provides that telehealth providers, under certain circumstances, are not required to research patient's history or conduct physica...
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Quality Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 23 (Ch. 2019-137)
FLH0991FailProhibits state authority from suspending or revoking person's professional license, certificate, registration, or permit solely on basis of delinquency or default in payment of his or her student loan; prohibits state authority from suspending o...
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2019-05-03
Died in Appropriations Committee
FLH0981FailDefines "apprenticeship"; requires DBPR & DOH, respectively, to grant application for licensure if applicant has completed apprenticeship & met other specified requirements; requires department to establish grade necessary for applicant who has compl...
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2019-05-03
Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
FLS1280FailRevising the definition of the term "acute pain" to exclude pain related to sickle-cell anemia; excluding the treatment of such pain from limitations on the prescription of an opioid drug, etc.
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2019-05-03
Died in Rules
FLH1035FailRequiring a service provider to furnish and provide access to records within a specified timeframe after receiving a request for such records; requiring that certain service providers furnish such records in the manner chosen by the requester; revisi...
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Policy
FLS1360FailRequiring a practitioner who prescribes controlled substances to recommend specified alternative treatments for chronic nonmalignant pain before prescribing a controlled substance to a patient; requiring certain insurance policies to provide coverage...
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Policy
FLS1370FailSpecifying that certain utilities are not exempt from providing medically essential electric service; providing notification requirements for electric utilities relating to the certification process for obtaining medically essential electric service ...
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2019-05-03
Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
FLH1073FailRequires health care practitioners to refer or prescribe nonpharmaceutical interventional therapies for chronic nonmalignant pain or acute pain before prescribing opioid; requires licensed massage therapist to maintain & submit certain patient record...
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee
FLS1498FailExempting physicians who provide a certain number of hours of pro bono services from continuing education requirements; establishing a registration program for volunteer retired physicians; revising the physician licensure criteria applicable to Cana...
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Policy
FLH1171FailProvides parental rights relating to a minor child's education, upbringing, & health care; provides school district, health care practitioner, hospital requirements & specified penalties.
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2019-05-03
Died in Judiciary Committee
FLH1157IntroExempts physicians & osteopathic physicians who provide certain number of hours of pro bono services from continuing education requirements; revises eligibility criteria for restricted license; establishes registration program for volunteer retired p...
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2019-05-03
Died on Calendar
FLS1620FailExempting certain physicians from specified licensing requirements when providing certain services to veterans in this state; requiring such physicians to submit specified documentation to the Department of Health; requiring an exempted physician to ...
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2019-05-03
Died in Appropriations
FLS1790FailRequiring the Department of Health to adopt statewide fee schedules for services, supplies, and care provided in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers; providing requirements for specified licensed medical professionals for diagnostic testing and...
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2019-05-03
Died in Health Policy
FLH1317FailRequires DOH to adopt statewide fee schedules for services, supplies, & care provided in hospitals & ambulatory surgical centers; provides requirements for diagnostic testing & treatment plans; provides requirements for specified licensed medical pro...
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2019-05-03
Died in Health and Human Services Committee
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