Effective date: 5/13/2004

    (1) For Minor Patient Care Violations the range of penalties are as follows:

Terms Used In Florida Regulations 64B13-15.004

  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
    (a) First violation — administrative fine of not less than $750.00 nor more than $5,000.00 per count or offense and, if appropriate, a period of probation of not less than 6 months nor more than 12 months.
    (b) Second violation — administrative fine of not less than $1,000.00 nor more than $6,000.00 per count or offense and a period of probation of not less than 12 months nor more than 18 months.
    (c) Third violation — administrative fine of not less than $2,000.00 nor more than $10,000.00 per count or offense and a period of suspension of not less than 3 months nor more than 12 months.
    (2) For Major Patient Care Violations the range of penalties are as follows:
    (a) First violation — administrative fine of not less than $1,000.00 nor more than $5,000.00 per count or offense and, if appropriate, a period of probation of not less than 12 months nor more than 18 months.
    (b) Second violation — administrative fine of not less than $2,000.00 nor more than $10,000.00 per count or offense and a period of probation and, if appropriate, a period of suspension of not less than 12 months nor more than 24 months.
    (c) Third violation — administrative fine of not less than $3,000.00 nor more than $10,000.00 per count or offense and revocation.
Rulemaking authorized by Florida Statutes § 456.079. Implements Florida Statutes § 456.079. History—New 2-24-87, Formerly 21Q-15.004, 61F8-15.004, 59V-15.004, Amended 5-13-04.