New Legislation Impacting Your Profession

Posted in Latest News on April 28, 2022 .

SB 1374 - Clinical Laboratory Testing

Effective Date: July 1, 2022
SB 1374 (Full Text)


The bill amends section 483.801, Florida Statutes, adding an exemption from licensure for a registered nurse performing alternate-site testing. Registered nurses who are determined by the clinical laboratory director to be qualified under 42 C.F.R. may be authorized to perform moderate-level or waiver-level clinical laboratory testing within the hospital or hospital-based off-campus emergency department with a separate federal Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) program clinical laboratory certification under 42 C.F.R. part 24 493.

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