Florida Senate - 2017                                    SB 1050
       By Senator Simmons
       9-00495-17                                            20171050__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to memory disorder clinics; amending
    3         s. 430.502, F.S.; establishing a memory disorder
    4         clinic at Florida Hospital in Orange County;
    5         reenacting s. 1004.445(3), F.S., relating to providing
    6         assistance to memory disorder clinics, to incorporate
    7         the amendment made to s. 430.502, F.S., in a reference
    8         thereto; providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 430.502, Florida
   13  Statutes, is amended, and subsection (2) is republished, to
   14  read:
   15         430.502 Alzheimer’s disease; memory disorder clinics and
   16  day care and respite care programs.—
   17         (1) There is established:
   18         (a) A memory disorder clinic at each of the three medical
   19  schools in this state;
   20         (b) A memory disorder clinic at a major private nonprofit
   21  research-oriented teaching hospital, and may fund a memory
   22  disorder clinic at any of the other affiliated teaching
   23  hospitals;
   24         (c) A memory disorder clinic at the Mayo Clinic in
   25  Jacksonville;
   26         (d) A memory disorder clinic at the West Florida Regional
   27  Medical Center;
   28         (e) A memory disorder clinic operated by Health First in
   29  Brevard County;
   30         (f) A memory disorder clinic at the Orlando Regional
   31  Healthcare System, Inc.;
   32         (g) A memory disorder center located in a public hospital
   33  that is operated by an independent special hospital taxing
   34  district that governs multiple hospitals and is located in a
   35  county with a population greater than 800,000 persons;
   36         (h) A memory disorder clinic at St. Mary’s Medical Center
   37  in Palm Beach County;
   38         (i) A memory disorder clinic at Tallahassee Memorial
   39  Healthcare;
   40         (j) A memory disorder clinic at Lee Memorial Hospital
   41  created by chapter 63-1552, Laws of Florida, as amended;
   42         (k) A memory disorder clinic at Sarasota Memorial Hospital
   43  in Sarasota County;
   44         (l) A memory disorder clinic at Morton Plant Hospital,
   45  Clearwater, in Pinellas County; and
   46         (m) A memory disorder clinic at Florida Atlantic
   47  University, Boca Raton, in Palm Beach County; and
   48         (n)A memory disorder clinic at Florida Hospital in Orange
   49  County,
   51  for the purpose of conducting research and training in a
   52  diagnostic and therapeutic setting for persons suffering from
   53  Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders. However,
   54  memory disorder clinics funded as of June 30, 1995, shall not
   55  receive decreased funding due solely to subsequent additions of
   56  memory disorder clinics in this subsection.
   57         (2) It is the intent of the Legislature that research
   58  conducted by a memory disorder clinic and supported by state
   59  funds pursuant to subsection (1) be applied research, be
   60  service-related, and be selected in conjunction with the
   61  department. Such research may address, but is not limited to,
   62  diagnostic technique, therapeutic interventions, and supportive
   63  services for persons suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and
   64  related memory disorders and their caregivers. A memory disorder
   65  clinic shall conduct such research in accordance with a research
   66  plan developed by the clinic which establishes research
   67  objectives that are in accordance with this legislative intent.
   68  A memory disorder clinic shall also complete and submit to the
   69  department a report of the findings, conclusions, and
   70  recommendations of completed research. This subsection does not
   71  apply to those memory disorder clinics at the three medical
   72  schools in the state or at the major private nonprofit research
   73  oriented teaching hospital or other affiliated teaching
   74  hospital.
   75         Section 2. For the purpose of incorporating the amendment
   76  made by this act to section 430.502, Florida Statutes, in a
   77  reference thereto, subsection (3) of section 1004.445, Florida
   78  Statutes, is reenacted to read:
   79         1004.445 Johnnie B. Byrd, Sr., Alzheimer’s Center and
   80  Research Institute.—
   81         (3) BUDGET.—The institute’s budget shall include the moneys
   82  appropriated in the General Appropriations Act, donated, or
   83  otherwise provided to the institute from private, local, state,
   84  and federal sources, as well as technical and professional
   85  income generated or derived from practice activities at the
   86  institute. Any appropriation to the institute shall be expended
   87  for the purposes specified in this section, including conducting
   88  and supporting research and related clinical services, awarding
   89  institutional grants and investigator-initiated research grants
   90  to other persons within the state through a peer-reviewed
   91  competitive process, developing and operating integrated data
   92  projects, providing assistance to the memory disorder clinics
   93  established in s. 430.502, and providing for the operation of
   94  the institute.
   95         Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.