CS/CS/HB 975 -  Background Screenings and Certifications

by Health & Human Services Committee and Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee and Trabulsy and Bell and Campbell (CO-SPONSORS) Basabe; Cassel; Eskamani; Garcia; Joseph; López, J.; Lopez, V.; Salzman; Tant
Provides qualifications for person seeking certification as person with lived experience; requires continuum of care lead agencies to submit certain information to DCF for purposes of background screening; expands certain background screening requirements to apply to all health care practitioners; revises licensure, registration, or certification requirements for acupuncturists; optometrists; pharmacists; dentists; midwives; speech-language pathologists & audiologists; nursing home administrators; occupational therapists; respiratory therapists; dietitian/nutritionists; practitioners of orthotics, prosthetics, or pedorthics; electrologists; clinical laboratory personnel; medical physicists; genetic counselors; opticians; physical therapists; psychologists & school psychologists; clinical social workers, marriage & family therapists, & mental health counselors.
Effective Date: July 1, 2025 except as otherwise provided
Last Event: Chapter No. 2024-243 on Monday, June 17, 2024 10:05 AM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 639998 , Grall Date Filed: 03/06/24, Line#: 0 Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment 3/6/2024 7:40:58 PM
    • AA 358594 , Grall Date Filed: 03/06/24, Line#: 1004 Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment 3/6/2024 7:41:05 PM
    • AA 209544 , Grall Date Filed: 03/06/24, Line#: 1602 Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment 3/6/2024 7:41:12 PM
    • 667080 , Grall Date Filed: 03/06/24, Line#: 0 Senate: Engrossed Amendment Adopted 03/06/2024 07:40 PM
    • House: Concur 03/07/2024 08:34 PM
    • 911548 , Grall Date Filed: 03/03/24, Line#: 259 Senate: Withdrawn 3/5/2024 7:07:55 PM
    • 583751 , Trabulsy Date Filed: 02/27/24, Line#: 289 House: Adopted 02/29/2024 10:26 AM
  • PCS for CS/HB 975 (HHS) Date Published: 02/20/24
    • A PCS for CSHB 975 a1 , Trabulsy (HHS) Date Published: 02/21/24 , Line#: 283 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 02/22/2024 01:18 PM
    • 638217 , Trabulsy (HCA) Date Filed: 02/05/24, Line#: 1358 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 02/06/2024 07:08 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: House Date: 02/29/2024 10:28 AM   Yeas: 116 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 737] Barcode:
Chamber: Senate Date: 03/06/2024 05:34 PM   Yeas: 40 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 42] Barcode:
Chamber: House Date: 03/07/2024 08:35 PM   Yeas: 109 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 977] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: Chapter No. 2024-243 Time: 06/17/2024 - 10:05 AM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Approved by Governor Time: 06/14/2024 - 4:10 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Signed by Officers and presented to Governor Time: 06/07/2024 - 2:57 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 03/07/2024 - 9:09 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Ordered engrossed, then enrolled Time: 03/07/2024 - 8:35 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H CS passed as amended; YEAS 109, NAYS 0 Time: 03/07/2024 - 8:35 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Amendment 667080 Concur Time: 03/07/2024 - 8:34 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Added to Senate Message List Time: 03/07/2024 - 7:38 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H In Messages Time: 03/06/2024 - 8:33 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 881 Time: 03/06/2024 - 5:34 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 881 Time: 03/06/2024 - 5:33 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Amendment(s) adopted (667080) -SJ 881 Time: 03/06/2024 - 5:33 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 868 Time: 03/06/2024 - 5:30 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Substituted for SB 558 -SJ 869 Time: 03/06/2024 - 5:30 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 03/06/2024 - 5:30 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Withdrawn from Fiscal Policy -SJ 868 Time: 03/06/2024 - 5:30 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Received Time: 02/29/2024 - 7:02 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Referred to Fiscal Policy Time: 02/29/2024 - 2:27 PM Member: Committee: Fiscal Policy Version: e1
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 02/29/2024 - 2:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S In Messages Time: 02/29/2024 - 1:58 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H CS passed as amended; YEAS 116, NAYS 0 Time: 02/29/2024 - 10:28 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 02/29/2024 - 10:26 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 02/29/2024 - 10:26 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 583751 adopted Time: 02/29/2024 - 10:26 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 02/29/2024 - 10:24 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 583751 filed Time: 02/27/2024 - 1:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (2/29/2024) Time: 02/26/2024 - 7:07 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 02/23/2024 - 6:18 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 02/23/2024 - 6:18 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 02/22/2024 - 9:51 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H CS Filed Time: 02/22/2024 - 3:55 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 02/22/2024 - 3:55 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of Health & Human Services Committee Time: 02/22/2024 - 3:33 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable with CS by Health & Human Services Committee Time: 02/22/2024 - 1:18 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: c1
Event: H PCS added to Health & Human Services Committee agenda Time: 02/20/2024 - 3:54 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: c1
Event: H Now in Health & Human Services Committee Time: 02/08/2024 - 6:28 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Time: 02/08/2024 - 6:28 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 02/07/2024 - 7:14 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 02/07/2024 - 9:05 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 02/07/2024 - 9:05 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 02/07/2024 - 8:59 AM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 02/06/2024 - 7:08 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee agenda Time: 02/02/2024 - 3:58 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 01/17/2024 - 6:30 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Time: 01/17/2024 - 6:30 PM Member: Committee: Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Time: 01/17/2024 - 11:11 AM Member: Committee: Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee agenda Time: 01/12/2024 - 4:15 PM Member: Committee: Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/09/2024 - 11:31 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Time: 01/05/2024 - 6:02 PM Member: Committee: Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Time: 01/05/2024 - 6:02 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 01/05/2024 - 6:02 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Time: 01/05/2024 - 6:02 PM Member: Committee: Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 12/20/2023 - 4:16 PM Member: Trabulsy Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
420.621 SB 558, CS/HB 563
420.6241 SB 558, CS/HB 563
435.04 SB 798, CS/SB 1008, CS/CS/HB 1389, CS/CS/SB 1604
435.07 HB 1129, SB 1196, HB 1385, CS/SB 1590
456.0135 CS/SB 1008
457.105 SB 614, CS/SB 1008, CS/CS/HB 1273, HB 1381, CS/HB 1405, CS/CS/HB 1549*, CS/SB 1600
463.006 CS/SB 1008
465.007 CS/SB 1008
465.0075 CS/SB 1008, CS/CS/HB 1273, HB 1381, CS/CS/HB 1549*, CS/SB 1600
466.006 HB 547, SB 938, CS/SB 1008, HB 1173, SB 1254
466.0067 CS/SB 1008
466.007 CS/SB 1008
467.011 CS/SB 1008
468.1185 CS/SB 1008, CS/CS/HB 1273, HB 1381, CS/CS/HB 1549, CS/SB 1600, CS/SB 7016
468.1215 CS/SB 1008
468.1695 CS/SB 1008
468.209 CS/SB 1008, CS/CS/HB 1273, CS/CS/HB 1549*, CS/SB 1600
468.213 CS/SB 1008, CS/CS/HB 1273, HB 1381, CS/CS/HB 1549*, CS/SB 1600
468.355 CS/SB 1008
468.358 CS/SB 1008, HB 1381, CS/CS/HB 1549*, CS/SB 1600*
468.505
468.509 CS/SB 1008
468.513 CS/SB 1008, CS/CS/HB 1273, HB 1381, CS/SB 1600
468.803 CS/SB 1008
478.45 CS/SB 1008
483.815 CS/SB 1008
483.901 CS/SB 1008
483.914 CS/SB 1008
484.007 CS/SB 1008, CS/CS/HB 1273, HB 1381, CS/SB 1600
484.045 CS/SB 1008
486.031 CS/SB 1008, CS/CS/HB 1273, HB 1381, CS/CS/HB 1549, CS/SB 1600, CS/SB 7016
486.102 CS/SB 1008, CS/CS/HB 1273, HB 1381, CS/CS/HB 1549, CS/SB 1600, CS/SB 7016
490.005 CS/SB 1008
490.0051 CS/SB 1008
490.006 CS/SB 1008, CS/CS/HB 1273, HB 1381, CS/CS/HB 1549*, CS/SB 1600
491.003 HB 51, SB 210, CS/HB 827, SB 878, CS/SB 1008
491.0045 SB 210, CS/HB 827, CS/SB 1008
491.0046 CS/SB 1008
491.005 SB 68, CS/HB 99, SB 210, CS/HB 827, CS/SB 1008
491.006 SB 68, CS/HB 99, CS/SB 1008, CS/CS/HB 1273, HB 1381, CS/CS/HB 1549*, CS/SB 1600
943.0438 HB 1479, SB 1776

(*) Not the latest version