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Bills to watch for Nurse Practitioners during the Legislative Sessions.

Posted over 7 years ago by Regina Pommer

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SB 0114: 
Relating to Nursing Services/Hospital Nurse Staffing Plans - Aronberg

Nursing Services/Hospital Nurse Staffing Plans [SPSC]; Requires that hospitals establish nurse staffing collaborative councils. Requires the council to produce annual hospital nurse staffing plans. Requires the chief nurse executive to communicate with the council to ensure appropriate implementation of the nurse staffing plan. Requires that the council conduct a semiannual review of said plan. Requires such plan to be reviewed with the nurse personnel and made available to the public, etc. EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/2010.

Current Committee of Reference: Health Regulation

10/5/2009: SENATE Filed

12/9/2009: SENATE Referred to Health Regulation; Health and Human Services Appropriations


 

SB 0188: 
Relating to Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners - Bennett

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners [SPSC]; Redefines the term "practitioner" for purposes of the Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act to include advanced registered nurse practitioners. EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon becoming law.

Current Committee of Reference: Health Regulation

10/5/2009: SENATE Filed

12/9/2009: SENATE Referred to Health Regulation; Criminal Justice


 

HB 0377: 

Relating to Nursing Services - Brisé

Nursing Services: Requires hospitals to establish nurse staffing collaborative councils; requires council to produce annual hospital nurse staffing plans; requires chief nurse executive to communicate with council to ensure appropriate implementation of nurse staffing plan; requires council to conduct semiannual review of nurse staffing plan; requires nurse staffing plan to be reviewed with nursing personnel. Effective Date: July 1, 2010

Current Committee of Reference: Health Care Regulation Policy Committee

11/19/2009: HOUSE Filed

12/18/2009: HOUSE Referred to Health Care Regulation Policy Committee; Health Care Appropriations Committee; Health & Family Services Policy Council

12/18/2009: HOUSE Now in Health Care Regulation Policy Committee


 

HB 0573:

Relating to Physician Assistants Kreegel

Physician Assistants: Deletes requirements that physician assistants file evidence of certain clinical experience before prescribing or dispensing medication; authorizes electronic submission of physician assistant license applications & other required documentation. Effective Date: July 1, 2010

Current Committee of Reference: Health & Family Services Policy Council

3/2/2010: HOUSE Committee Substitute (C1) Text Filed

3/4/2010: HOUSE Now in Health & Family Services Policy Council

3/12/2010: HOUSE On Committee agenda - Health & Family Services Policy Council, 03/16/10, 8:00 am, 212 K


 

HB 0677:

Relating to Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners Zapata

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners: Redefines term "practitioner" for purposes of Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention & Control Act to include advanced registered nurse practitioners. Effective Date: upon becoming a law

Current Committee of Reference: Health Care Regulation Policy Committee

1/15/201 HOUSE Filed

1/28/2010 HOUSE Referred to Health Care Regulation Policy Committee; Policy Council; Health & Family Services Policy Council

1/28/2010 HOUSE Now in Health Care Regulation Policy Committee


 

SB 1456:

Relating to Physician Assistants Jones (D)

Physician Assistants [SPSC]; Deletes requirements that physician assistants file with the Department of Health evidence of having obtained certain clinical experience before prescribing or dispensing medication. Conforms cross-references. EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/2010.

Current Committee of Reference: Health Regulation

1/27/2010: SENATE Filed

2/3/2010: SENATE Referred to Health Regulation; Health and Human Services Appropriations