2020 Legislature                                         SB 2506
    2         An act relating to the Correctional Medical Authority;
    3         transferring the State of Florida Correctional Medical
    4         Authority from the Executive Office of the Governor to
    5         the Department of Health by a type two transfer;
    6         amending s. 945.602, F.S.; conforming provisions to
    7         changes made by the act; providing an effective date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. All powers, duties, functions, records, offices,
   12  personnel, associated administrative support positions,
   13  property, pending issues and existing contracts, administrative
   14  authority, and administrative rules relating to the State of
   15  Florida Correctional Medical Authority within the Executive
   16  Office of the Governor are transferred by a type two transfer,
   17  as defined in s. 20.06(2), Florida Statutes, to the Department
   18  of Health.
   19         Section 2. Subsection (1) of section 945.602, Florida
   20  Statutes, is amended to read:
   21         945.602 State of Florida Correctional Medical Authority;
   22  creation; members.—
   23         (1) There is created The State of Florida Correctional
   24  Medical Authority is created., which For administrative
   25  purposes, the authority is shall be assigned to the Department
   26  of Health Executive Office of the Governor. The governing board
   27  of the authority shall be composed of seven persons appointed by
   28  the Governor subject to confirmation by the Senate. One member
   29  must be a member of the Florida Hospital Association, and one
   30  member must be a member of the Florida Medical Association. The
   31  authority shall contract with the Department of Health Executive
   32  Office of the Governor for the provision of administrative
   33  support services, including purchasing, personnel, general
   34  services, and budgetary matters. The authority is not subject to
   35  control, supervision, or direction by the Department of Health
   36  Executive Office of the Governor or the Department of
   37  Corrections. The authority shall annually elect one member to
   38  serve as chair. Members shall be appointed for terms of 4 years
   39  each. Each member may continue to serve upon the expiration of
   40  his or her term until a successor is duly appointed as provided
   41  in this section. Before entering upon his or her duties, each
   42  member of the authority shall take and subscribe to the oath or
   43  affirmation required by the State Constitution.
   44         Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.