Florida Senate - 2013                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 966
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Garcia moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 384 - 394
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 2. Paragraphs (f) and (n) of subsection (1) of
    6  section 154.11, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
    7         154.11 Powers of board of trustees.—
    8         (1) The board of trustees of each public health trust shall
    9  be deemed to exercise a public and essential governmental
   10  function of both the state and the county and in furtherance
   11  thereof it shall, subject to limitation by the governing body of
   12  the county in which such board is located, have all of the
   13  powers necessary or convenient to carry out the operation and
   14  governance of designated health care facilities, including, but
   15  without limiting the generality of, the foregoing:
   16         (f) To lease, either as lessee or lessor, or rent for any
   17  number of years and upon any terms and conditions real property,
   18  except that the board shall not lease or rent, as lessor, any
   19  real property other than office space that is controlled by the
   20  public health trust, except in accordance with the requirements
   21  of s. 125.35 [F. S. 1973].
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   24         And the title is amended as follows:
   25         Delete line 4
   26  and insert:
   27         laboratories; amending s. 154.11, F.S.; revising the
   28         powers of the board of trustees of a public health
   29         trust to operate and govern certain health care
   30         facilities with regard to leasing and renting real
   31         property; revising