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    Florida Senate - 2005                      COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
    Bill No. SB 2612
                        Barcode 412626
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11  The Committee on Children and Families (Lynn) recommended the
12  following amendment:
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14         Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 
15         Delete everything after the enacting clause
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18         Section 1.  Subsection (8) of section 394.9082, Florida
19  Statutes, is amended to read:
20         394.9082  Behavioral health service delivery
21  strategies.--
22         (8)  EXPANSION IN DISTRICTS 2, 3, 4, AND 12, AND
23  13.--The department may expand its pilot program shall work
24  with community agencies to establish a single managing entity
25  for districts 2, 3, 4, and 12, and 13 accountable for the
26  delivery of substance abuse services to child protective
27  services recipients in the five two districts. The purpose of
28  this strategy is to enhance the coordination of substance
29  abuse services with community-based care agencies and the
30  department. The department shall work with affected
31  stakeholders to develop and implement a plan that allows the
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Florida Senate - 2005 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 2612 Barcode 412626 1 phase-in of services beginning with the delivery of substance 2 abuse services, with phase-in of subsequent substance abuse 3 services agreed upon by the managing entity and authorized by 4 the department, providing the necessary technical assistance 5 to assure provider and district readiness for implementation. 6 When a single managing entity is established and meets 7 readiness requirements, The department may enter into a 8 noncompetitive contract with the entity. The department shall 9 maintain detailed information on the methodology used for 10 selection and a justification for the selection. Performance 11 objectives shall be developed which ensure that services that 12 are delivered directly affect and complement the child's 13 permanency plan. During the initial planning and 14 implementation phase of this expansion project, the 15 requirements in subsections (6) and (7) are waived. 16 Considering the critical substance abuse problems experienced 17 by many families in the child protection system, the 18 department shall initiate the implementation of the substance 19 abuse delivery component of this program without delay and 20 furnish status reports to the appropriate substantive 21 committees of the Senate and the House of Representatives no 22 later than February 29, 2004, and February 28, 2005, and 23 February 27, 2006. The integration of all services agreed upon 24 by the managing entity and authorized by the department must 25 be completed within 2 years after initiation of the expansion 26 project initiation. Ongoing monitoring and evaluation of this 27 strategy shall be conducted in accordance with subsection (9). 28 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2005. 29 30 31 2 12:41 PM 04/15/05 s2612d-cf07-c7g
Florida Senate - 2005 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 2612 Barcode 412626 1 ================ T I T L E A M E N D M E N T =============== 2 And the title is amended as follows: 3 Delete everything before the enacting clause 4 5 and insert: 6 A bill to be entitled 7 An act relating to behavioral health service 8 delivery; amending s. 394.9082, F.S.; 9 authorizing the Department of Children and 10 Family Services to expand its pilot program to 11 establish a single managing entity for 12 districts 2, 3, 4, 12, and 13, to deliver 13 substance abuse services to recipients of child 14 protective services in the five districts; 15 requiring the department to initiate 16 implementation of the substance abuse delivery 17 component of this program without delay in the 18 expansion districts and furnish status reports 19 to the appropriate substantive committees of 20 the Senate and the House of Representatives by 21 specified dates; requiring the department to 22 monitor and evaluate the expansion project; 23 providing an effective date. 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 3 12:41 PM 04/15/05 s2612d-cf07-c7g

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