Bill Summary

SB 644 Delivery of Nursing Services (2019 Session)
Delivery of Nursing Services; Creating the “Florida Hospital Patient Protection Act”; requiring that each health care facility implement a staffing plan that provides minimum direct care registered nurse staffing levels; requiring a direct care registered nurse to demonstrate competence and to receive specified orientation before being assigned to a hospital or clinical unit; prohibiting a health care facility from imposing mandatory overtime and from engaging in certain other actions, etc. Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations
S 0644
Filed on 01/31/19
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