Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 34
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Judiciary (Torres) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 67 - 79
    4  and insert:
    5  warrant in the sum of $750,000 payable to Robert Alan Smith as
    6  compensation for injuries and damages he sustained as a result
    7  of the negligence of an employee of Orange County.
    8         Section 3. It is the intent of the Legislature that the
    9  lien interests relating to the claim of Robert Alan Smith for
   10  the treatment and care of Robert Alan Smith, including Medicaid
   11  liens, are hereby waived or extinguished.
   12         Section 4. The amount paid by Orange County pursuant to s.
   13  768.28, Florida Statutes, and the amount awarded under this act
   14  are intended to provide the sole compensation for all present
   15  and future claims arising out of the factual situation described
   16  in this act which resulted in injuries and damages to Robert
   17  Alan Smith. Of the amount awarded under this act, the total
   19  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   20  And the title is amended as follows:
   21         Delete lines 2 - 11
   22  and insert:
   23         An act for the relief of Robert Alan Smith by Orange
   24         County; providing for an appropriation to compensate
   25         Mr. Smith for injuries and damages he sustained as a
   26         result of the negligence of an employee of Orange
   27         County; providing legislative intent regarding lien
   28         interests held by the state; providing a limitation on
   29         the payment of fees and costs; providing an effective
   30         date.
   32         WHEREAS, at 1:43 p.m. on September 7, 2006, Robert
   33         Alan