Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 46
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/11/2020           .                                

       The Committee on Health Policy (Farmer) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraph (i) is added to subsection (3) of
    6  section 383.14, Florida Statutes, to read:
    7         383.14 Screening for metabolic disorders, other hereditary
    8  and congenital disorders, and environmental risk factors.—
    9         (3) DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH; POWERS AND DUTIES.—The department
   10  shall administer and provide certain services to implement the
   11  provisions of this section and shall:
   12         (i)Create and make available electronically a pamphlet
   13  with information on screening for, and the treatment of,
   14  preventable infant and childhood eye and vision disorders,
   15  including, but not limited to, retinoblastoma and amblyopia.
   17  All provisions of this subsection must be coordinated with the
   18  provisions and plans established under this chapter, chapter
   19  411, and Pub. L. No. 99-457.
   20         Section 2. Paragraph (i) is added to subsection (3) of
   21  section 383.318, Florida Statutes, to read:
   22         383.318 Postpartum care for birth center clients and
   23  infants.—
   24         (3) The birth center shall provide a postpartum evaluation
   25  and followup care that includes all of the following:
   26         (i) Provision of the informational pamphlet on infant and
   27  childhood eye and vision disorders created by the department
   28  pursuant to s. 383.14(3)(i).
   29         Section 3. Section 395.1053, Florida Statutes, is amended
   30  to read:
   31         395.1053 Postpartum education.—A hospital that provides
   32  birthing services shall incorporate information on safe sleep
   33  practices and the possible causes of Sudden Unexpected Infant
   34  Death into the hospital’s postpartum instruction on the care of
   35  newborns and provide to each parent the informational pamphlet
   36  on infant and childhood eye and vision disorders created by the
   37  department pursuant to s. 383.14(3)(i).
   38         Section 4. Section 456.0496, Florida Statutes, is created
   39  to read:
   40         456.0496 Provision of information to parents during planned
   41  out-of-hospital births.—A health care practitioner who attends
   42  an out-of-hospital birth must ensure that the informational
   43  pamphlet on infant and childhood eye and vision disorders
   44  created by the department pursuant to s. 383.14(3)(i) is
   45  provided to each parent after such a birth.
   46         Section 5. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.
   48  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   49  And the title is amended as follows:
   50         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   51  and insert:
   52                        A bill to be entitled                      
   53         An act relating to eye care for newborns and infants;
   54         amending s. 383.14, F.S.; requiring the Department of
   55         Health to create and make available electronically a
   56         pamphlet with specified information; amending s.
   57         383.318, F.S.; requiring birth centers to provide the
   58         informational pamphlet to clients during postpartum
   59         care; amending s. 395.1053, F.S.; requiring hospitals
   60         that provide birthing services to provide the
   61         informational pamphlet to parents during postpartum
   62         education; creating s. 456.0496, F.S.; requiring
   63         certain health care practitioners to ensure that the
   64         pamphlet is provided to parents after a planned out
   65         of-hospital birth; providing an effective date.