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SB 1958 — Department of Health

by Budget Committee

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Budget Committee (BC)

The bill provides for the following: 

  • Amends s. 945.602(1), F.S., by assigning, for administrative purposes, the Correctional Medical Authority (CMA) to the Executive Office of the Governor rather than the Department of Health.
  • Transfers all powers, duties, and functions of the CMA and its 7 member governing board to the Executive Office of the Governor.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2012.

Vote: Senate 40-0; House 82-32