Florida Senate - 2020 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for SB 1516 Ì664054$Î664054 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Rules (Harrell) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete lines 136 - 189 4 and insert: 5 procurement organization may not charge a deceased donor or his 6 or her family member any fee for services relating to the 7 procurement or donation of the deceased donor’s organs. 8 Section 6. Section 765.5175, Florida Statutes, is created 9 to read: 10 765.5175 Rights and duties of living donors.—An organ 11 transplantation facility may not charge a living donor or his or 12 her family member, other than a family member who is the 13 recipient of the organ, any fee for services relating to the 14 procurement or donation of his or her organs. 15 Section 7. Section 765.53, Florida Statutes, is amended to 16 read: 17 (Substantial rewording of section. See 18 s. 765.53, F.S., for present text.) 19 765.53 Organ Transplant Technical Advisory Council.— 20 (1) CREATION AND PURPOSE.—The Organ Transplant Technical 21 Advisory Council, an advisory council as defined in s. 20.03, is 22 created within the agency to develop standards for measuring 23 quality and outcomes of adult and pediatric organ transplant 24 programs. In order to increase the number of organs available 25 for transplantation in this state, the council shall advise the 26 agency and the Legislature regarding the cost savings, trends, 27 research, and protocols and procedures relating to organ 28 donation and transplantation, including the availability of 29 organs for donation, organ donor benefits, and access to organ 30 transplants for persons with disabilities. Unless expressly 31 provided otherwise in this section, the council shall operate in 32 a manner consistent with s. 20.052. 33 (2) MEMBERS.— 34 (a) Voting members of the council must have technical 35 expertise in adult or pediatric organ transplantation. The chief 36 executive officers of the following organ transplantation 37 facilities shall each appoint one representative, who must be an 38 organ transplant nurse coordinator licensed under chapter 464 or 39 an organ transplant surgeon licensed under chapter 458 or 40 chapter 459, to serve as a voting member of the council: 41 1. Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. 42 2. Tampa General Hospital in Tampa. 43 3. University of Florida Health Shands Hospital in 44 Gainesville. 45 4. AdventHealth Orlando in Orlando. 46 5. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville. 47 6. Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston. 48 7. Largo Medical Center in Largo. 49 8. Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale. 50 (b) Voting members of the council must reflect the ethnic 51 and gender diversity of this state. 52 (c) The Secretary of Health Care Administration, or his or 53 her designee, shall serve as the chair and as a nonvoting member 54 of the council. 55 (d) The Secretary of Health Care Administration shall 56 appoint the following individuals to serve as voting members of 57 the council: 58 1. The State Surgeon General or his or her designee. 59 2. A parent of a child who has had an organ transplant. 60 3. An adult who has had an organ transplant. 61 4. An adult patient who is on an organ transplant waiting 62 list. 63 5. A licensed organ transplant 64 65 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 66 And the title is amended as follows: 67 Delete lines 17 - 19 68 and insert: 69 procurement organization from charging a deceased 70 donor or his or her family member any fee for services 71 relating to the procurement or donation of organs; 72 creating s. 765.5175, F.S.; prohibiting an organ 73 transplantation facility from charging a living donor 74 or his or her family member any fee for services 75 relating to the procurement or donation of organs, 76 with an exception; amending s.