Florida Senate - 2013                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 278
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  02/21/2013           .                                

       The Committee on Health Policy (Sobel) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (606544) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Delete lines 83 - 96
    5  and insert:
    6  optometrists and shall provide to the board advisory opinions
    7  and recommendations on such requests. The committee shall
    8  establish a formulary of ocular pharmaceutical agents which a
    9  certified optometrist having prescribing authority under this
   10  section may prescribe. The formulary must consist only of those
   11  ocular pharmaceutical agents that are appropriate to treat and
   12  diagnose ocular diseases and disorders in which the certified
   13  optometrist is qualified to use in the practice of optometry.
   14  Only the committee The formulary shall consist of those topical
   15  ocular pharmaceutical agents which the certified optometrist is
   16  qualified to use in the practice of optometry. The board shall
   17  establish, add to, delete from, or modify the formulary by rule.
   18  Thereafter the board shall adopt the formulary required by this
   19  paragraph by rule.
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   22         And the title is amended as follows:
   23         Delete line 271
   24  and insert:
   25         administer the course and examination; revising the
   26         duties of a certain committee; requiring the board to
   27         adopt the committee’s formulary; revising