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Amendment CaShTmL-932736.HTM
                                                  SENATE AMENDMENT
    Bill No. CS for CS for CS for CS for SB 700
    Amendment No. ___   Barcode 932736
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11  Senator Smith moved the following amendment:
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13         Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 
14         On page 27, line 1, delete that line
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16  and insert:  
17         Section 9.  Baker Act Workgroup.--
18         (1)  There shall be created a Baker Act Workgroup for
19  the purpose of determining the fiscal impact, if any, of
20  including in the involuntary examination provisions of the
21  Baker Act mental health professionals who are not presently
22  permitted by law to seek involuntary examination under the
23  Baker Act. The Baker Act Workgroup shall be coordinated
24  through the Department of Children and Family Services, and
25  shall include the following members:
26         (a)  Two members to be appointed by the Speaker of the
27  House of Representatives, at least one of whom must be a
28  member of the Duval County delegation.
29         (b)  Two members to be appointed by the President of
30  the Senate, at least one of whom must be a member of the Duval
31  County delegation.
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SENATE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for CS for CS for SB 700 Amendment No. ___ Barcode 932736 1 (c) Two members to be appointed by the Governor. 2 (d) Two members appointed by the Secretary of Children 3 and Family Services, one of whom must be a member of the 4 Florida Mental Health Counselors Association selected in 5 consultation with the Florida Mental Health Counselors 6 Association and one of whom must be a board-certified 7 psychiatrist licensed under chapter 458 or chapter 459, 8 Florida Statutes. 9 (e) The Duval County Sheriff or his designee. 10 (2) The Department of Children and Family Services 11 shall contract with the Florida Mental Health Institute to 12 evaluate data provided by the District 4 Baker Act Pilot 13 Project, for the purpose of determining the fiscal impact, if 14 any, of including in the involuntary examination provisions of 15 the Baker Act mental health professionals who are not 16 presently permitted by law to seek involuntary examination 17 under the Baker Act. 18 (3) Prior to the study, the Florida Mental Health 19 Institute must provide the proposed research criteria and 20 methodology to the Baker Act Workgroup. The Baker Act 21 Workgroup must approve of any research criteria and 22 methodology that is used as a part of the study. 23 (4) The Florida Mental Health Institute shall submit 24 the findings of its study to the Baker Act Workgroup no later 25 than February 1, 2005. 26 (5) The Baker Act Workgroup shall submit a final 27 report with recommendations to the Speaker of the House of 28 Representatives and to the President of the Senate by March 1, 29 2005. The Baker Act Workgroup shall terminate on March 1, 30 2005. 31 (6) All members of the Baker Act Workgroup shall serve 2 8:53 PM 04/26/04 s0700c4c-14j07
SENATE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for CS for CS for SB 700 Amendment No. ___ Barcode 932736 1 without additional compensation or honorarium, and are 2 authorized to receive only per diem and reimbursement for 3 travel expenses as provided in section 112.061, Florida 4 Statutes. 5 Section 10. District 4 Baker Act Pilot Project.-- 6 (1) LEGISLATIVE INTENT.--It is the intent of the 7 Legislature to ensure that the public is safeguarded through 8 the expansion of qualified mental health professionals who may 9 assess and refer persons who are a danger to themselves or 10 others to appropriate services. 11 (2) The Department of Children and Family Services 12 shall create a pilot project in District 4, which encompasses 13 Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, and St. John's counties. The pilot 14 project shall include mental health counselors in the 15 involuntary examination provisions of the Baker Act, as 16 provided in section 4 of this act. 17 (3) Using the criteria approved by the Baker Act 18 Workgroup, the Florida Mental Health Institute shall study the 19 District 4 Baker Act Pilot Project data to determine the 20 fiscal impact, if any, of including licensed mental health 21 counselors in the involuntary examination provisions of the 22 Baker Act, as provided in section 4 of this act. 23 (4) The pilot project shall terminate on July 1, 2005, 24 unless repealed sooner by the Legislature. 25 (5) The Department of Children and Family Services is 26 authorized to use up to $75,000 to implement the Baker Act 27 Workgroup and the District 4 Baker Act Pilot Project as 28 provided in sections 9 and 10 of this act. 29 Section 11. Except as otherwise expressly provided in 30 this act, and except for this section and sections 9 and 10 of 31 this act, which shall take effect July 1, 2004, this act shall 3 8:53 PM 04/26/04 s0700c4c-14j07
SENATE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for CS for CS for SB 700 Amendment No. ___ Barcode 932736 1 take effect January 1, 2005. 2 3 4 ================ T I T L E A M E N D M E N T =============== 5 And the title is amended as follows: 6 On page 1, line 30, delete that line 7 8 and insert: 9 creating the Baker Act Workgroup; providing a 10 purpose; providing for the coordination of the 11 workgroup through the Department of Children 12 and Family Services; providing for members; 13 requiring the department to evaluate data from 14 a pilot program; providing research criteria by 15 the Florida Mental Health Institute; requiring 16 the Florida Mental Health Institute to submit 17 its findings to the workgroup; requiring the 18 workgroup to submit a report to the 19 Legislature; creating the District 4 Baker Act 20 Pilot Project in the department; providing 21 legislative intent; requiring the Florida 22 Mental Health Institute to study data from the 23 pilot project for fiscal impact; providing a 24 termination date; authorizing the department to 25 use a certain maximum dollar amount to 26 implement the workgroup and the pilot program; 27 providing effective dates. 28 29 30 31 4 8:53 PM 04/26/04 s0700c4c-14j07
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