SB 896 (2018) -  Nursing Homes and Related Health Care Facilities

by Farmer
Requiring the Florida Public Service Commission to ensure that public utilities effectively prioritize the restoration of services to certain health care facilities in the event of emergencies; establishing an Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman within the Department of Elderly Affairs to administer the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program; requiring the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman to conduct unannounced quality-of-care evaluations of certain health and long-term care facilities; requiring nursing homes to allow residents, and certain individuals on their behalf, to monitor the residentsā€™ rooms through the use of electronic monitoring devices, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2018
Last Event: 03/10/18 S Died in Health Policy on Saturday, March 10, 2018 12:00 AM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Health Policy
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
  • Appropriations
  • Rules

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Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Health Policy Time: 03/10/2018 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Health Policy Version: __
Event: S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/10/2018 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 68 Time: 01/09/2018 - 8:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 69 Time: 12/04/2017 - 1:54 PM Member: Committee: Health Policy Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 11/14/2017 - 3:54 PM Member: Committee: Version: __