Florida Senate - 2020                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 404
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Stargel moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 86 - 127
    4  and insert:
    5  identification. The parent or legal guardian shall certify in a
    6  signed, dated, and notarized document, initialed on each page,
    7  that he or she consents to the termination of the pregnancy of
    8  the minor. The document must include the following statement,
    9  which must precede the signature of the parent or guardian: “I,
   10  (insert name of parent or legal guardian), am the (select
   11  “parent” or “legal guardian,” as appropriate) of (insert name of
   12  minor) and give consent for (insert name of physician) to
   13  perform or induce a termination of pregnancy on her. Under
   14  penalties of perjury, I declare that I have read the foregoing
   15  statement and that the facts stated in it are true.” A copy of
   16  the parent’s or legal guardian’s government-issued proof of
   17  identification must be attached to the notarized document.
   18         2.The physician shall keep a copy of the proof of
   19  identification of the parent or legal guardian and the certified
   20  statement in the medical file of the minor for 5 years after the
   21  minor reaches the age of 18 years, but in no event less than 7
   22  years.
   23         3.A physician receiving consent from a parent or guardian
   24  under this section shall execute for inclusion in the medical
   25  record of the minor an affidavit stating: “I, (insert name of
   26  physician), certify that, according to my best information and
   27  belief, a reasonable person under similar circumstances would
   28  rely on the information presented by both the minor and her
   29  parent or legal guardian as sufficient evidence of identity.”
   30         (b)The consent of a parent or guardian is not required if:
   31         1.Notification is not required as provided in subparagraph
   32  (4)(b)1., subparagraph (4)(b)3., subparagraph (4)(b)4., or
   33  subparagraph (4)(b)5.;
   34         2.Notification is not required due to the existence of a
   35  waiver as provided in subparagraph (4)(b)2., if that waiver is
   36  signed by the minor’s parent or legal guardian, is notarized, is
   37  dated within 30 days before the termination of the pregnancy,
   38  contains a specific waiver of the right of the parent or legal
   39  guardian to consent to the minor’s termination of pregnancy, and
   40  a copy of the parent’s or legal guardian’s government-issued
   41  proof of identification is attached to the waiver;