SB 1958 — Department of Health
by Budget Committee
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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