Senate Bill 886

Seq ID: 78
DocID: FL5
Authors: Florida Senate - Senator Jones
Year: 2012
State: FL
Website link:
Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: Legislative language and bills
Evidence Generation: Evidence-based interventions, Documentation of how CHWs can work within care teams
Policy: Legislative language, Identifying policy expertise within state

An act relating to community health workers; providing definitions; specifying the duties and activities of community health workers; creating the Community Health Worker Task Force within a state college or university; requiring the Department of Health to provide administrative support; providing membership of the task force; providing duties of the task force; requiring the members of the task force to elect a chairperson; providing that task force members serve without compensation and are not entitled to reimbursement for per diem or travel expenses; requiring that the task force meet at least quarterly; specifying the number of members required for a quorum; requiring the task force to submit a report to the Governor and Legislature by a specified date; providing an effective date.

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