Florida Senate - 2011 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 1396 Barcode 883706 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Judiciary (Braynon) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 191 and 192 4 insert: 5 Section 3. Section 400.0246, Florida Statutes, is created 6 to read: 7 400.0246 Reporting of criminal conduct on premises; 8 destruction of evidence prohibited.—An employee or officer of a 9 nursing home facility shall report any criminal conduct 10 witnessed or learned of subsequent to its occurrence to a local 11 law enforcement agency before reporting the conduct to the 12 employer, a supervisor, or a director. Every effort must be made 13 to preserve all evidence relating to the crime. Destruction of 14 evidence is punishable as a third-degree felony, as provided in 15 s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. 16 17 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 18 And the title is amended as follows: 19 Delete line 18 20 and insert: 21 definitions; creating s. 400.0246, F.S.; requiring an 22 employee or officer of a nursing home facility to 23 report to a local law enforcement agency any criminal 24 conduct in the nursing home facility; requiring 25 preservation of evidence; specifying criminal 26 sanctions for destruction of evidence; providing an 27 effective date.