Florida Senate - 2011 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 1414 Barcode 312096 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 03/22/2011 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Banking and Insurance (Fasano) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 91 and 92 4 insert: 5 Section 5. Present subsection (17) of section 627.6699, 6 Florida Statutes, is renumbered as subsection (18), and a new 7 subsection (17) is added to that section, to read: 8 627.6699 Employee Health Care Access Act.— 9 (17) RESTRICTIONS ON COVERAGE.— 10 (a) A plan under which coverage is purchased in whole or in 11 part with any state or federal funds through an exchange created 12 pursuant to the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care 13 Act, Pub. L. No. 111-148, may not provide coverage for an 14 abortion, as defined in s. 390.011(1), unless the physician 15 certifies in writing that an abortion is necessary to save the 16 life of the mother or if the pregnancy is the result of an act 17 of rape or incest. Coverage is deemed to be purchased with state 18 or federal funds if any tax credit or cost-sharing credit is 19 applied toward the plan. 20 (b) This subsection does not prohibit a plan from providing 21 any person or entity with separate coverage for an abortion if 22 such coverage is not purchased in whole or in part with state or 23 federal funds. 24 (c) As used in this section, the term “state” means this 25 state or any political subdivision of the state. 26 27 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 28 And the title is amended as follows: 29 Delete line 11 30 and insert: 31 residents of the state; amending s. 627.6699, F.S.; 32 providing that certain restrictions on coverage for 33 abortions apply to plans under the Employee Health 34 Care Access Act; providing an effective date.