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HB 1283 (2010) -  Health Care

by Braynon (CO-SPONSORS) Bovo; Brisé; Garcia; Pafford; Randolph; Rehwinkel Vasilinda; Robaina; Roberson, Y.; Schwartz
Creates "Florida Hospital Patient Protection Act"; provides minimum staffing level requirements for health care facility; prohibits mandatory overtime; prohibits use of video cameras or monitors by facility as substitute for required level of care; requires facility to annually evaluate staffing levels & update staffing plan; prohibits facility from assigning unlicensed personnel to perform tasks performed by licensed or registered nurses; prohibits facility from using technology that limits certain care provided by direct care registered nurse; provides for direct care registered nurse to act as patient's advocate; provides that direct care registered nurse has right of action against health care facility; requires AHCA to establish toll-free telephone hotline; specifies information to be provided to patients admitted to facility; prohibits facility from interfering with nurses who organize or bargain collectively; authorizes agency to impose fines; requires agency to post names of violators of act on its website.
Effective Date: July 1, 2010
Last Event: Died in Health Care Regulation Policy Committee on Friday, April 30, 2010 6:59 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Health Care Regulation Policy Committee Time: 04/30/2010 - 6:59 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Regulation Policy Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Health Care Regulation Policy Committee Time: 03/03/2010 - 4:47 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Regulation Policy Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Family Services Policy Council Time: 03/03/2010 - 4:47 PM Member: Committee: Health & Family Services Policy Council Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health Care Appropriations Committee Time: 03/03/2010 - 4:47 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health Care Regulation Policy Committee Time: 03/03/2010 - 4:47 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Regulation Policy Committee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2010 - 10:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 02/24/2010 - 5:07 PM Member: Braynon Committee: Version: __