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This Comment discusses how amending Florida Senate Bill 896 ("S.B. 896") to incorporate more specific language regarding who can consent to electronic monitoring devices in the residents' rooms will help it pass and become part of Section 400.022, Florida Statutes." Part II will examine the current law in Florida and the attempts to amend it. Part III will explain that allowing electronic monitoring devices is in the best interest of both the resident and the nursing home, and will touch upon issues regarding expectations of privacy." Lastly, Part IV proposes to change the language of S.B. 896 so that it is more likely to be passed.