Florida Senate - 2010 SB 936
By Senator Aronberg
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to the breast cancer early detection
3 and treatment referral program; amending s. 381.932,
4 F.S.; revising certain criteria of the program by
5 requiring that the public education and outreach
6 initiative and professional education programs use
7 guidelines established by the American Cancer Society
8 rather than the United States Preventive Services Task
9 Force; providing an effective date.
11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
13 Section 1. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (3) of
14 section 381.932, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
15 381.932 Breast cancer early detection and treatment
16 referral program.—
17 (3) The program shall include, but not be limited to, the:
18 (a) Establishment of a public education and outreach
19 initiative to publicize breast cancer early detection services,
20 the benefits of early detection of breast cancer, and the
21 recommended frequency for receiving screening services,
22 including clinical breast examinations and mammography
23 guidelines established by the American Cancer Society
24 States Preventive Services Task Force.
25 (b) Development of professional education programs that
26 include information regarding the benefits of the early
27 detection of breast cancer and the recommended frequency for
28 receiving a mammogram, as recommended in the most current breast
29 cancer screening guidelines established by the American Cancer
30 Society United States Preventive Services Task Force.
31 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.