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CS/SB 808: Needle and Syringe Exchange Pilot Program

GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Margolis

Needle and Syringe Exchange Pilot Program; Requiring the Department of Health to establish a needle and syringe exchange pilot program in Miami-Dade County; providing for administration of the pilot program by the department or a designee; providing that the distribution of needles and syringes under the pilot program is not a violation of the Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act or any other law; providing conditions under which a pilot program staff member or participant may be prosecuted; providing for the pilot program to be funded through private grants and donations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died on Calendar
Location: On 3rd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/12/2013 Senate • Filed
2/19/2013 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 58
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 58
4/4/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 04/09/13, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/9/2013 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 397
4/10/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/15/13, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
• CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 400
4/11/2013 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations
• Remaining references corrected to Criminal Justice -SJ 431
• Now in Criminal Justice
4/15/2013 Senate • Favorable by- Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 476
4/16/2013 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 476
4/26/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/13
4/30/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 808
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/3/2013 Senate • Died on Calendar