Florida Senate - 2011 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 1312 Barcode 340894 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RS . 03/28/2011 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Agriculture (Siplin) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 279 and 280 4 insert: 5 Section 8. (1) Each school district shall implement and 6 administer a policy for the care of students who are at risk for 7 anaphylaxis based on guidelines developed by the State Surgeon 8 General in consultation with a task force appointed by the State 9 Surgeon General. 10 (2) The guidelines described in subsection (1) do not 11 supersede a school district’s plan regarding the care of 12 students who are at risk for anaphylaxis which was implemented 13 before the development of the guidelines to the extent the 14 school district’s plan is consistent with the guidelines. 15 (3)(a) By October 1, 2011, the State Surgeon General shall 16 appoint members to serve on a task force to consult with the 17 State Surgeon General on developing guidelines for the care of 18 students who are at risk for anaphylaxis. The State Surgeon 19 General, or his or her designee, shall be a nonvoting, ex 20 officio member of the task force and shall act as chair. The 21 Department of Health shall provide staff support for the task 22 force. The task force shall consist of the following members: 23 1. One member from the Department of Health; 24 2. One member from the Department of Education; 25 3. One member from the Florida Association of School 26 Nurses; 27 4. One member from the Food Allergy Initiative; 28 5. One member from the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis 29 Network; 30 6. One physician who is licensed to practice medicine in 31 this state and is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, 32 Asthma, and Immunology; and 33 7. Two persons who are parents of a child that attends a 34 public school and is at risk for anaphylaxis. 35 (b) Members of the task force shall serve without 36 compensation, but are entitled to reimbursement for per diem and 37 travel expenses as provided in s. 112.061, Florida Statutes. 38 (c) The task force shall meet at least twice a year or upon 39 the call of the chair. 40 (4) The purpose of the task force is to develop guidelines 41 for the care of students who are at risk for anaphylaxis. 42 (5) By June 30, 2012, the task force shall provide a report 43 to the Governor, the President of the Senate, the Speaker of the 44 House of Representatives, and the Commissioner of Education 45 which contains a summary of the work of the task force during 46 the year and the recommendations and guidelines developed in 47 accordance with the task force’s purpose as provided in 48 subsection (4). Upon submission of its report, the task force is 49 abolished and this section expires. 50 51 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 52 And the title is amended as follows: 53 Delete lines 2 - 35 54 and insert: 55 An act relating to the health of public-school 56 students; providing a short title; transferring and 57 reassigning functions and responsibilities, including 58 records, personnel, property, and unexpended balances 59 of appropriations and other resources for the 60 administration of the school food and nutrition 61 programs from the Department of Education to the 62 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; 63 creating s. 570.98, F.S.; requiring the Department of 64 Agriculture and Consumer Services to conduct, 65 supervise, and administer all school food and 66 nutrition programs; requiring the department to 67 cooperate fully with the United States Government; 68 authorizing the department to act as agent of, or 69 contract with, the Federal Government, other state 70 agencies, or any county or municipal government for 71 the administration of the school food and nutrition 72 programs; transferring, renumbering, and amending s. 73 1006.06, F.S., relating to school food service 74 programs; conforming provisions to changes made by the 75 act; deleting obsolete provisions; transferring, 76 renumbering, and amending ss. 1006.0606 and 1010.77, 77 F.S., relating to the children’s summer nutrition 78 program and the Food and Nutrition Services Trust 79 Fund, respectively; conforming provisions to changes 80 made by the act; deleting obsolete provisions; 81 amending s. 1003.453, F.S.; requiring each school 82 district to send an updated copy of its wellness 83 policy and physical education policy to the Department 84 of Education and the Department of Agriculture and 85 Consumer Services; deleting obsolete provisions; 86 requiring certain information to be accessible from 87 the website of the Department of Agriculture and 88 Consumer Services; requiring each school district to 89 implement and administer a policy for the care of 90 students who are at risk for anaphylaxis based on 91 guidelines developed by the State Surgeon General in 92 consultation with a task force appointed by the State 93 Surgeon General; providing that, under certain 94 circumstances, such guidelines do not supersede a 95 school district’s plan implemented before the 96 development of the guidelines; requiring the State 97 Surgeon General to appoint members to a task force to 98 consult with the State Surgeon General on developing 99 guidelines for the care of students who are at risk 100 for anaphylaxis; providing for membership, 101 reimbursement, meeting times, and purpose of the task 102 force; requiring the task force to submit a report by 103 a specified date to the Governor, the Legislature, and 104 the Commissioner of Education; providing for 105 termination of the task force; providing an effective 106 date.