Florida Senate - 2018                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 444
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Farmer moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 89 - 91
    4  and insert:
    5         (h) Ensure that all employees and volunteers of a provider
    6  provide only medically accurate information to clients,
    7  including, but not limited to, information on family planning,
    8  birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy,
    9  abortion, labor and delivery, and postpartum care. Such
   10  information must be:
   11         1. Verified or supported by the weight of medical research
   12  conducted in compliance with accepted scientific methods;
   13         2. Recognized as correct and objective by leading medical
   14  organizations with relevant expertise, such as the American
   15  Medical Association, the American Congress of Obstetricians and
   16  Gynecologists, the American Public Health Association, the
   17  American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of
   18  Physicians, and the American Academy of Family Physicians; or by
   19  government agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and
   20  Prevention, the federal Food and Drug Administration, the
   21  National Cancer Institute, the American Psychological
   22  Association, and the National Institutes of Health; or
   23         3. Recommended by or affirmed in the medical practice
   24  guidelines of a nationally recognized accrediting organization,
   25  such as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare
   26  Organizations, the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the
   27  American Medical Accreditation Program, the American
   28  Accreditation HealthCare Commission/Utilization Review
   29  Accreditation Commission, and the Accreditation Association for
   30  Ambulatory Health Care.