Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 182
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Rules (Farmer) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (168684) (with directory and
    2  title amendments)
    4         Between lines 612 and 613
    5  insert:
    7  patient’s medical use of marijuana in accordance with this
    8  section does not constitute the use of an illicit substance, and
    9  the medical use of marijuana may not disqualify that patient
   10  from obtaining medical treatment or receiving therapies,
   11  including organ transplantation and pain management.
   12         (19) DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PARENTS.The parents or
   13  caregiver of a qualified patient shall be immune from any civil
   14  or criminal liability for choosing to receive marijuana for
   15  medical use instead of prescribed medications. Pursuant to s.
   16  29, Article X of the State Constitution, patients and caregivers
   17  have the right to choose to receive marijuana instead of other
   18  medications in the course of medical treatment.
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   21  And the directory clause is amended as follows:
   22         Between lines 7 and 8
   23  insert:
   24  , and subsections (18) and (19) are added to that section, 
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   27  And the title is amended as follows:
   28         Delete line 817
   29  and insert:
   30         applicability; providing that a qualified patient may
   31         not be disqualified from obtaining certain treatments
   32         or therapies because of his or her medical use of
   33         marijuana; providing immunity from civil or criminal
   34         liabilities for certain parents and caregivers;
   35         amending s. 1004.4351, F.S.; renaming