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'Trauma drama' bill could get bogged down in waning days of session


A plan to shield three disputed trauma centers from legal action — while also placing limits on trauma center access fees — faces an uncertain future as the legislative session winds down.

The so-called "trauma drama" fix is weighed down with language from at least 10 other proposals, turning into an omnibus bill that may be too unwieldy to gain Senate approval.

House Bill 7113 is expected to be approved today in the House, but the Senate is already expressing reservations.

"Any time you have a piece of legislation that big, it's usually problematic," said Sen. Denise Grimsley, R-Sebring, the health care budget chief.

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