Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (314566) for CS for SB 784
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  05/01/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Appropriations (Brandes) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 555 and 556
    4  insert:
    5         Section 9. Section 316.87, Florida Statutes, is amended to
    6  read:
    7         316.87 Nonemergency medical transportation services.—To
    8  ensure the availability of nonemergency medical transportation
    9  services throughout the state, a provider licensed by the county
   10  or operating under a permit issued by the county may not be
   11  required to use a vehicle that is larger than needed to
   12  transport the number of persons being transported or that is
   13  inconsistent with the medical condition of the individuals
   14  receiving the nonemergency medical transportation services. A
   15  licensed basic or advanced life support ambulance service may
   16  provide nonemergency medical transportation in permitted
   17  ambulances in any county notwithstanding any ordinances relating
   18  to certificates of public convenience and necessity or s.
   19  401.25. This section does not apply to the procurement,
   20  contracting, or provision of paratransit transportation
   21  services, directly or indirectly, by a county or an authority,
   22  pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as
   23  amended.
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   26  And the title is amended as follows:
   27         Delete line 46
   28  and insert:
   29         times while operating in autonomous mode; amending s.
   30         316.87, F.S.; authorizing a licensed basic or advanced
   31         life support ambulance service to provide nonemergency
   32         medical transportation in permitted ambulances in any
   33         county notwithstanding any ordinances relating to
   34         certificates of public convenience and necessity or a
   35         specified provision; amending s.