Section 395.004, Florida Statutes 2004
395.004 Application for license, fees; expenses.--
(1) An application for a license or renewal thereof shall be made under oath to the agency, upon forms provided by it, and shall contain such information as the agency reasonably requires, which may include affirmative evidence of ability to comply with applicable laws and rules.
(2) Each application for a general hospital license, specialty hospital license, ambulatory surgical center license, or mobile surgical facility license, or renewal thereof, shall be accompanied by a license fee, in accordance with the following schedule:
(a) The biennial license, provisional license, and license renewal fee required of a facility licensed under this part shall be reasonably calculated to cover the cost of regulation under this part and shall be established by rule at the rate of not less than $9.50 per hospital bed, nor more than $30 per hospital bed, except that the minimum license fee shall be $1,500 and the total fees collected from all licensed facilities may not exceed the cost of properly carrying out the provisions of this part.
(b) Such fees shall be paid to the agency and shall be deposited in the Planning and Regulation Trust Fund of the agency, which is hereby created, for the sole purpose of carrying out the provisions of this part.
History.--ss. 26, 30, ch. 82-182; s. 6, ch. 91-282; ss. 5, 98, ch. 92-289; s. 4, ch. 98-303.