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. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 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;
and46 (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, 50 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.