Florida Senate - 2012                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 10
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/27/2012           .                                

       The Committee on Rules (Flores) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 176 - 194
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 2. Lee Memorial Health System, formerly known as
    6  the Hospital Board of Directors of Lee County, is authorized and
    7  directed to appropriate from funds not otherwise appropriated
    8  and to draw a warrant as compensation for the injuries suffered
    9  by Aaron Edwards in the sum of $15 million payable to the
   10  Guardianship of Aaron Edwards to be placed in a special needs
   11  trust created for the exclusive use and benefit of Aaron
   12  Edwards, a minor.
   13         Section 3. The amount paid by Lee Memorial Health System
   14  pursuant to s. 768.28, Florida Statutes, and the amount awarded
   15  under this act are intended to provide the sole compensation for
   16  all present and future claims arising out of the factual
   17  situation described in this act which resulted in the injuries
   18  suffered by Aaron Edwards. The total amount paid for attorney
   19  fees, lobbying fees, costs, and other similar expenses relating
   20  to this claim may not exceed 25 percent of the amount awarded
   21  under this act.
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   24         And the title is amended as follows:
   25         Delete lines 2 - 6
   26  and insert:
   27         An act for the relief of Aaron Edwards, a minor, by
   28         Lee Memorial Health System of Lee County; providing
   29         for an appropriation to compensate Aaron Edwards for
   30         damages sustained as a result of the