Florida Senate - 2011 CONFERENCE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. SB 2104, 1st Eng.
Senate . House
The Conference Committee on SB 2104, 1st Eng. recommended the
1 Senate Conference Committee Amendment (with title
4 Delete everything after the enacting clause
5 and insert:
6 Section 1. Subsections (1), (3), (4), and (5) of section
7 14.2019, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
8 14.2019 Statewide Office for Suicide Prevention.—
9 (1) The Statewide Office for Suicide Prevention is created
as a unit of the Office of Drug Control within the Department of
11 Children and Family Services Executive Office of the Governor.
12 (3) Contingent upon a specific appropriation, the director
13 of the Office of Drug Control shall employ a coordinator for the
14 Statewide office for Suicide Prevention who shall work under the
15 direction of the director to achieve the goals and objectives
16 set forth in this section.
17 (3) (4) The Statewide Office for Suicide Prevention may seek
18 and accept grants or funds from any federal, state, or local
19 source to support the operation and defray the authorized
20 expenses of the office and the Suicide Prevention Coordinating
21 Council. Revenues from grants shall be deposited in the Grants
22 and Donations Trust Fund within the Department of Children and
23 Family Services Executive Office of the Governor. In accordance
24 with s. 216.181(11), the Executive Office of the Governor may
25 request changes to the approved operating budget to allow the
26 expenditure of any additional grant funds collected pursuant to
27 this subsection.
28 (4) ( 5) Agencies under the control of the Governor or the
29 Governor and Cabinet are directed, and all others are
30 encouraged, to provide information and support to the Statewide
31 Office for Suicide Prevention as requested.
32 Section 2. Subsection (2) of section 14.20195, Florida
33 Statutes, is amended to read:
34 14.20195 Suicide Prevention Coordinating Council; creation;
35 membership; duties.—There is created within the Statewide Office
36 for Suicide Prevention a Suicide Prevention Coordinating
37 Council. The council shall develop strategies for preventing
39 (2) MEMBERSHIP.—The Suicide Prevention Coordinating Council
40 shall consist of 27 28 voting members and one nonvoting member.
41 (a) Thirteen members shall be appointed by the director of
42 the Statewide Office for Suicide Prevention of Drug Control and
43 shall represent the following organizations:
44 1. The Florida Association of School Psychologists.
45 2. The Florida Sheriffs Association.
46 3. The Suicide Prevention Action Network USA.
47 4. The Florida Initiative of Suicide Prevention.
48 5. The Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition.
49 6. The American Foundation of Suicide Prevention.
50 7. The Florida School Board Association.
51 8. The National Council for Suicide Prevention.
52 9. The state chapter of AARP.
53 10. The Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association.
54 11. The Florida Council for Community Mental Health.
55 12. The Florida Counseling Association.
56 13. NAMI Florida.
57 (b) The following state officials or their designees shall
58 serve on the coordinating council:
59 1. The Secretary of Elderly Affairs.
60 2. The State Surgeon General.
61 3. The Commissioner of Education.
62 4. The Secretary of Health Care Administration.
63 5. The Secretary of Juvenile Justice.
64 6. The Secretary of Corrections.
65 7. The executive director of the Department of Law
67 8. The executive director of the Department of Veterans’
69 9. The Secretary of Children and Family Services.
70 10. The director of the Agency for Workforce Innovation.
71 (c) The Governor shall appoint four additional members to
72 the coordinating council. The appointees must have expertise
73 that is critical to the prevention of suicide or represent an
74 organization that is not already represented on the coordinating
76 (d) For the members appointed by the director of the
77 Statewide Office for Suicide Prevention of Drug Control, seven
78 members shall be appointed to initial terms of 3 years, and
79 seven members shall be appointed to initial terms of 4 years.
80 For the members appointed by the Governor, two members shall be
81 appointed to initial terms of 4 years, and two members shall be
82 appointed to initial terms of 3 years. Thereafter, such members
83 shall be appointed to terms of 4 years. Any vacancy on the
84 coordinating council shall be filled in the same manner as the
85 original appointment, and any member who is appointed to fill a
86 vacancy occurring because of death, resignation, or
87 ineligibility for membership shall serve only for the unexpired
88 term of the member’s predecessor. A member is eligible for
90 (e) The director of the Statewide Office for Suicide
91 Prevention of Drug Control shall be a nonvoting member of the
92 coordinating council and shall act as chair.
93 (f) Members of the coordinating council shall serve without
94 compensation. Any member of the coordinating council who is a
95 public employee is entitled to reimbursement for per diem and
96 travel expenses as provided in s. 112.061.
97 Section 3. Section 311.115, Florida Statutes, is repealed.
98 Section 4. Subsections (1), (3), (8), (10), and (11) of
99 section 311.12, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
100 311.12 Seaport security.—
101 (1) SECURITY STANDARDS.—
102 (a) The statewide minimum standards for seaport security
103 applicable to seaports listed in s. 311.09 shall be those based
104 on the Florida Seaport Security Assessment 2000 and set forth in
105 the Port Security Standards Compliance Plan delivered to the
106 Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the
107 Senate on December 11, 2000. The Office of Drug Control within
108 the Executive Office of the Governor shall maintain a sufficient
109 number of copies of the standards at its offices for
110 distribution to the public and provide copies to each affected
111 seaport upon request.
112 (b) A seaport may implement security measures that are more
113 stringent, more extensive, or supplemental to the minimum
114 security standards established by this subsection.
115 (c) The provisions of s. 790.251 are not superseded,
116 preempted, or otherwise modified in any way by the provisions of
117 this section.
118 (3) SECURITY PLAN.—Each seaport listed in s. 311.09 shall
119 adopt and maintain a security plan specific to that seaport
120 which provides for a secure seaport infrastructure that promotes
121 the safety and security of state residents and visitors and the
122 flow of legitimate trade and travel.
123 (a) Every 5 years after January 1, 2007, each seaport
124 director, with the assistance of the Regional Domestic Security
125 Task Force and in conjunction with the United States Coast
126 Guard, shall revise the seaport’s security plan based on the
127 director’s ongoing assessment of security risks, the risks of
128 terrorist activities, and the specific and identifiable needs of
129 the seaport for ensuring that the seaport is in substantial
130 compliance with the minimum security standards established under
131 subsection (1).
132 (b) Each adopted or revised security plan must be reviewed
133 and approved by the Office of Drug Control and the Department of
134 Law Enforcement for compliance with federal facility security
135 assessment requirements under 33 C.F.R. s. 105.305 and the
136 minimum security standards established under subsection (1).
137 Within 30 days after completion, a copy of the written review
138 shall be delivered to the United States Coast Guard, the
139 Regional Domestic Security Task Force, and the Domestic Security
140 Oversight Council.
141 (8) WAIVER FROM SECURITY REQUIREMENTS.—The Office of Drug
142 Control and the Department of Law Enforcement may modify or
143 waive any physical facility requirement or other requirement
144 contained in the minimum security standards upon a determination
145 that the purposes of the standards have been reasonably met or
146 exceeded by the seaport requesting the modification or waiver.
147 An alternate means of compliance must not diminish the safety or
148 security of the seaport and must be verified through an
149 extensive risk analysis conducted by the seaport director.
150 (a) Waiver requests shall be submitted in writing, along
151 with supporting documentation, to the Office of Drug Control and
152 the Department of Law Enforcement. The office and the department
153 has have 90 days to jointly grant or reject the waiver, in whole
154 or in part.
155 (b) The seaport may submit any waivers that are not granted
156 or are jointly rejected to the Domestic Security Oversight
157 Council for review within 90 days. The council shall recommend
158 that the Office of Drug Control and the Department of Law
159 Enforcement grant the waiver or reject the waiver, in whole or
160 in part. The office and the department shall give great weight
161 to the council’s recommendations.
162 (c) A request seeking a waiver from the seaport law
163 enforcement personnel standards established under s. 311.122(3)
164 may not be granted for percentages below 10 percent.
165 (d) Any modifications or waivers granted under this
166 subsection shall be noted in the annual report submitted by the
167 Department of Law Enforcement pursuant to subsection (10).
168 (10) REPORTS.—The Department of Law Enforcement , in
169 consultation with the Office of Drug Control, shall annually
170 complete a report indicating the observations and findings of
171 all reviews, inspections, or other operations relating to the
172 seaports conducted during the year and any recommendations
173 resulting from such reviews, inspections, and operations. A copy
174 of the report shall be provided to the Governor, the President
175 of the Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the
176 governing body of each seaport or seaport authority, and each
177 seaport director. The report must include each director’s
178 response indicating what actions, if any, have been taken or are
179 planned to be taken pursuant to the observations, findings, and
180 recommendations reported by the department.
181 (11) FUNDING.—
182 (a) In making decisions regarding security projects or
183 other funding applicable to each seaport listed in s. 311.09,
184 the Legislature may consider the Department of Law Enforcement’s
185 annual report under subsection (10) as authoritative, especially
186 regarding each seaport’s degree of substantial compliance with
187 the minimum security standards established in subsection (1).
188 (b) The Legislature shall regularly review the ongoing
189 costs of operational security on seaports, the impacts of this
190 section on those costs, mitigating factors that may reduce costs
191 without reducing security, and the methods by which seaports may
192 implement operational security using a combination of sworn law
193 enforcement officers and private security services.
194 (c) Subject to the provisions of this chapter and
195 appropriations made for seaport security, state funds may not be
196 expended for security costs without certification of need for
197 such expenditures by the Office of Ports Administrator within
198 the Department of Law Enforcement.
199 (d) If funds are appropriated for seaport security, the
200 Office of Drug Control, the Department of Law Enforcement , and
201 the Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development
202 Council shall mutually determine the allocation of such funds
203 for security project needs identified in the approved seaport
204 security plans. Any seaport that receives state funds for
205 security projects must enter into a joint participation
206 agreement with the appropriate state entity and use the seaport
207 security plan as the basis for the agreement.
208 1. If funds are made available over more than 1 fiscal
209 year, the agreement must reflect the entire scope of the project
210 approved in the security plan and, as practicable, allow for
211 reimbursement for authorized projects over more than 1 year.
212 2. The agreement may include specific timeframes for
213 completion of a security project and the applicable funding
214 reimbursement dates. The agreement may also require a
215 contractual penalty of up to $1,000 per day to be imposed for
216 failure to meet project completion dates if state funding is
217 available. Any such penalty shall be deposited into the State
218 Transportation Trust Fund and used for seaport security
219 operations and capital improvements.
220 Section 5. Subsection (1) of section 311.123, Florida
221 Statutes, is amended to read:
222 311.123 Maritime domain security awareness training
224 (1) The Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic
225 Development Council, in conjunction with the Department of Law
226 Enforcement and the Office of Drug Control within the Executive
227 Office of the Governor, shall create a maritime domain security
228 awareness training program to instruct all personnel employed
229 within a seaport’s boundaries about the security procedures
230 required of them for implementation of the seaport security plan
231 required under s. 311.12(3).
232 Section 6. Subsection (2) of section 397.331, Florida
233 Statutes, is amended to read:
234 397.331 Definitions; legislative intent.—
235 (2) It is the intent of the Legislature to establish and
236 institutionalize a rational process for long-range planning,
237 information gathering, strategic decisionmaking, and funding for
238 the purpose of limiting substance abuse. The Legislature finds
239 that the creation of a state Office of Drug Control and a
240 Statewide Drug Policy Advisory Council affords the best means of
241 establishing and institutionalizing such a process.
242 Section 7. Section 397.332, Florida Statutes, is repealed.
243 Section 8. Paragraphs (a), (b), and (c) of subsection (1)
244 of section 397.333, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
245 397.333 Statewide Drug Policy Advisory Council.—
246 (1)(a) The Statewide Drug Policy Advisory Council shall be
247 located in the Department of Health is created within the
248 Executive Office of the Governor. The Surgeon General or his or
249 her designee director of the Office of Drug Control shall be a
250 nonvoting, ex officio member of the advisory council and shall
251 act as chairperson. The director of the Office of Planning and
252 Budgeting or his or her designee shall be a nonvoting, ex
253 officio member of the advisory council. The Department of Health
254 or it successor agency Office of Drug Control and the Office of
255 Planning and Budgeting shall provide staff support for the
256 advisory council.
257 (b) The following state officials shall be appointed to
258 serve on the advisory council:
259 1. The Attorney General, or his or her designee.
260 2. The executive director of the Department of Law
261 Enforcement, or his or her designee.
262 3. The Secretary of Children and Family Services, or his or
263 her designee.
264 4. The director of the Office of Planning and Budgeting in
265 the Executive Office of the Governor State Surgeon General, or
266 his or her designee.
267 5. The Secretary of Corrections, or his or her designee.
268 6. The Secretary of Juvenile Justice, or his or her
270 7. The Commissioner of Education, or his or her designee.
271 8. The executive director of the Department of Highway
272 Safety and Motor Vehicles, or his or her designee.
273 9. The Adjutant General of the state as the Chief of the
274 Department of Military Affairs, or his or her designee.
275 (c) In addition, the Governor shall appoint 7 11 members of
276 the public to serve on the advisory council. Of the 7 11
277 appointed members, one member must have professional or
278 occupational expertise in drug enforcement, one member must have
279 professional or occupational expertise in substance abuse
280 prevention, one member must have professional or occupational
281 expertise in substance abuse treatment, and two members must
282 have professional or occupational expertise in faith-based
283 substance abuse treatment services. The remainder of the members
284 appointed should have professional or occupational expertise in,
285 or be generally knowledgeable about, issues that relate to drug
286 enforcement and substance abuse programs and services. The
287 members appointed by the Governor must, to the extent possible,
288 equitably represent all geographic areas of the state.
289 Section 9. Subsections (2) and (5) and paragraph (a) of
290 subsection (6) of section 943.031, Florida Statutes, are amended
291 to read:
292 943.031 Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council.—
293 (2) MEMBERSHIP.—The council shall consist of 14 members, as
295 (a) The Attorney General or a designate.
296 (b) A designate of the executive director of the Department
297 of Law Enforcement.
298 (c) The secretary of the Department of Corrections or a
300 (d) The Secretary of Juvenile Justice or a designate.
301 (e) The Commissioner of Education or a designate.
302 (f) The president of the Florida Network of Victim/Witness
303 Services, Inc., or a designate.
304 (g) The policy coordinator in the Public Safety Unit of the
305 Governor’s Office of Planning and Budgeting director of the
306 Office of Drug Control within the Executive Office of the
307 Governor, or a designate.
308 (h) The Chief Financial Officer, or a designate.
309 (i) Six members appointed by the Governor, consisting of
310 two sheriffs, two chiefs of police, one medical examiner, and
311 one state attorney or their designates.
313 The Governor, when making appointments under this subsection,
314 must take into consideration representation by geography,
315 population, ethnicity, and other relevant factors to ensure that
316 the membership of the council is representative of the state at
317 large. Designates appearing on behalf of a council member who is
318 unable to attend a meeting of the council are empowered to vote
319 on issues before the council to the same extent the designating
320 council member is so empowered.
321 (5) DUTIES OF COUNCIL.—The council shall provide advice and
322 make recommendations, as necessary, to the executive director of
323 the department.
324 (a) The council may advise the executive director on the
325 feasibility of undertaking initiatives which include, but are
326 not limited to, the following:
327 1. Establishing a program that which provides grants to
328 criminal justice agencies that develop and implement effective
329 violent crime prevention and investigative programs and which
330 provides grants to law enforcement agencies for the purpose of
331 drug control, criminal gang, and illicit money laundering
332 investigative efforts or task force efforts that are determined
333 by the council to significantly contribute to achieving the
334 state’s goal of reducing drug-related crime as articulated by
335 the Office of Drug Control, that represent significant criminal
336 gang investigative efforts, that represent a significant illicit
337 money laundering investigative effort, or that otherwise
338 significantly support statewide strategies developed by the
339 Statewide Drug Policy Advisory Council established under s.
340 397.333, subject to the limitations provided in this section.
341 The grant program may include an innovations grant program to
342 provide startup funding for new initiatives by local and state
343 law enforcement agencies to combat violent crime or to implement
344 drug control, criminal gang, or illicit money laundering
345 investigative efforts or task force efforts by law enforcement
346 agencies, including, but not limited to, initiatives such as:
347 a. Providing enhanced community-oriented policing.
348 b. Providing additional undercover officers and other
349 investigative officers to assist with violent crime
350 investigations in emergency situations.
351 c. Providing funding for multiagency or statewide drug
352 control, criminal gang, or illicit money laundering
353 investigative efforts or task force efforts that cannot be
354 reasonably funded completely by alternative sources and that
355 significantly contribute to achieving the state’s goal of
356 reducing drug-related crime as articulated by the Office of Drug
357 Control, that represent significant criminal gang investigative
358 efforts, that represent a significant illicit money laundering
359 investigative effort, or that otherwise significantly support
360 statewide strategies developed by the Statewide Drug Policy
361 Advisory Council established under s. 397.333.
362 2. Expanding the use of automated fingerprint
363 identification systems at the state and local level.
364 3. Identifying methods to prevent violent crime.
365 4. Identifying methods to enhance multiagency or statewide
366 drug control, criminal gang, or illicit money laundering
367 investigative efforts or task force efforts that significantly
368 contribute to achieving the state’s goal of reducing drug
369 related crime as articulated by the Office of Drug Control, that
370 represent significant criminal gang investigative efforts, that
371 represent a significant illicit money laundering investigative
372 effort, or that otherwise significantly support statewide
373 strategies developed by the Statewide Drug Policy Advisory
374 Council established under s. 397.333.
375 5. Enhancing criminal justice training programs that which
376 address violent crime, drug control, illicit money laundering
377 investigative techniques, or efforts to control and eliminate
378 criminal gangs.
379 6. Developing and promoting crime prevention services and
380 educational programs that serve the public, including, but not
381 limited to:
382 a. Enhanced victim and witness counseling services that
383 also provide crisis intervention, information referral,
384 transportation, and emergency financial assistance.
385 b. A well-publicized rewards program for the apprehension
386 and conviction of criminals who perpetrate violent crimes.
387 7. Enhancing information sharing and assistance in the
388 criminal justice community by expanding the use of community
389 partnerships and community policing programs. Such expansion may
390 include the use of civilian employees or volunteers to relieve
391 law enforcement officers of clerical work in order to enable the
392 officers to concentrate on street visibility within the
394 (b) The full council shall:
395 1. Receive periodic reports from regional violent crime
396 investigation and statewide drug control strategy implementation
397 coordinating teams which relate to violent crime trends or the
398 investigative needs or successes in the regions, including
399 discussions regarding the activity of significant criminal gangs
400 in the region, factors, and trends relevant to the
401 implementation of the statewide drug strategy, and the results
402 of drug control and illicit money laundering investigative
403 efforts funded in part by the council.
404 2. Maintain and use criteria for the disbursement of funds
405 from the Violent Crime Investigative Emergency and Drug Control
406 Strategy Implementation Account or any other account from which
407 the council may disburse proactive investigative funds as may be
408 established within the Department of Law Enforcement Operating
409 Trust Fund or other appropriations provided to the Department of
410 Law Enforcement by the Legislature in the General Appropriations
411 Act. The criteria shall allow for the advancement of funds to
412 reimburse agencies regarding violent crime investigations as
413 approved by the full council and the advancement of funds to
414 implement proactive drug control strategies or significant
415 criminal gang investigative efforts as authorized by the Drug
416 Control Strategy and Criminal Gang Committee or the Victim and
417 Witness Protection Review Committee. Regarding violent crime
418 investigation reimbursement, an expedited approval procedure
419 shall be established for rapid disbursement of funds in violent
420 crime emergency situations.
421 (c) As used in this section, “significant criminal gang
422 investigative efforts” eligible for proactive funding must
423 involve at a minimum an effort against a known criminal gang
425 1. Involves multiple law enforcement agencies.
426 2. Reflects a dedicated significant investigative effort on
427 the part of each participating agency in personnel, time devoted
428 to the investigation, and agency resources dedicated to the
430 3. Reflects a dedicated commitment by a prosecuting
431 authority to ensure that cases developed by the investigation
432 will be timely and effectively prosecuted.
433 4. Demonstrates a strategy and commitment to dismantling
434 the criminal gang via seizures of assets, significant money
435 laundering and organized crime investigations and prosecutions,
436 or similar efforts.
438 The council may require satisfaction of additional elements, to
439 include reporting criminal investigative and criminal
440 intelligence information related to criminal gang activity and
441 members in a manner required by the department, as a
442 prerequisite for receiving proactive criminal gang funding.
443 (6) DRUG CONTROL STRATEGY AND CRIMINAL GANG COMMITTEE.—
444 (a) The Drug Control Strategy and Criminal Gang Committee
445 is created within the Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control
446 Council, consisting of the following council members:
447 1. The Attorney General or a designate.
448 2. The designate of the executive director of the
449 Department of Law Enforcement.
450 3. The secretary of the Department of Corrections or a
452 4. The director of the Office of Planning and Budgeting in
453 the Executive Office of the Governor Drug Control within the
454 Executive Office of the Governor or a designate.
455 5. The state attorney, the two sheriffs, and the two chiefs
456 of police, or their designates.
457 Section 10. Subsection (1) of section 943.042, Florida
458 Statutes, is amended to read:
459 943.042 Violent Crime Investigative Emergency and Drug
460 Control Strategy Implementation Account.—
461 (1) There is created a Violent Crime Investigative
462 Emergency and Drug Control Strategy Implementation Account
463 within the Department of Law Enforcement Operating Trust Fund.
464 The account shall be used to provide emergency supplemental
465 funds to:
466 (a) State and local law enforcement agencies that which are
467 involved in complex and lengthy violent crime investigations, or
468 matching funding to multiagency or statewide drug control or
469 illicit money laundering investigative efforts or task force
470 efforts that significantly contribute to achieving the state’s
471 goal of reducing drug-related crime as articulated by the Office
472 of Drug Control, that represent a significant illicit money
473 laundering investigative effort, or that otherwise significantly
474 support statewide strategies developed by the Statewide Drug
475 Policy Advisory Council established under s. 397.333;
476 (b) State and local law enforcement agencies that which are
477 involved in violent crime investigations which constitute a
478 significant emergency within the state; or
479 (c) Counties that which demonstrate a significant hardship
480 or an inability to cover extraordinary expenses associated with
481 a violent crime trial.
482 Section 11. Subsection (7) of section 1006.07, Florida
483 Statutes, is repealed.
484 Section 12. In accordance with s. 11.242, Florida Statutes,
485 the Division of Statutory Revision of the Office of Legislative
486 Services is requested to prepare a reviser’s bill for
487 consideration by the 2012 Regular Session of the Legislature to
488 conform the Florida Statutes to the changes made by this act.
489 Section 13. This act shall take effect July 1, 2011.
491 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================
492 And the title is amended as follows:
493 Delete everything before the enacting clause
494 and insert:
495 A bill to be entitled
496 An act relating to the Office of Drug Control;
497 amending s. 14.2019, F.S.; relocating the Statewide
498 Office for Suicide Prevention into the Department of
499 Children and Family Services; requiring the director
500 of the Statewide Office for Suicide Prevention to
501 employ a coordinator for the office; requiring
502 revenues from grants accepted by the Statewide Office
503 for Suicide Prevention to be deposited into the Grants
504 and Donations Trust Fund within the Department of
505 Children and Family Services rather than the Executive
506 Office of the Governor; amending s. 14.20195, F.S.;
507 requiring the director of the Statewide Office for
508 Suicide Prevention, rather than the director of the
509 Office of Drug Control, to appoint members to the
510 Suicide Prevention Coordinating Council; providing
511 that the director of the Statewide Office for Suicide
512 Prevention is a nonvoting member of the coordinating
513 council; repealing s. 311.115, F.S., relating to
514 Seaport Security Standards Advisory Council within the
515 Office of Drug Control; amending s. 311.12, F.S.;
516 deleting the provision that requires the Office of
517 Drug Control within the Executive Office of the
518 Governor to maintain a sufficient number of copies of
519 the standards for seaport security at its offices for
520 distribution to the public and provide copies to each
521 affected seaport upon request; conforming provisions
522 to changes made by the act; amending s. 311.123, F.S.;
523 deleting the provision that requires the Office of
524 Drug Control within the Executive Office of the
525 Governor to create a maritime domain security
526 awareness training program; amending s. 397.331, F.S.;
527 conforming provisions to changes made by the act;
528 repealing s. 397.332, F.S., relating to the creation
529 of the Office of Drug Control; amending s. 397.333,
530 F.S.; relocating the Statewide Drug Policy Advisory
531 Council into the Department of Health; requiring the
532 Surgeon General or his or her designee, rather than
533 the director of the Office of Drug Control, to be a
534 nonvoting, ex officio member of the advisory council;
535 requiring the department to provide staff support for
536 the advisory council; revising the state officials
537 that are appointed to serve on the advisory council;
538 amending s. 943.031, F.S.; revising the membership of
539 the Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council;
540 conforming provisions to changes made by the act;
541 revising the membership of the Drug Control Strategy
542 and Criminal Gang Committee; amending s. 943.042,
543 F.S.; conforming provisions relating to the Violent
544 Crime Investigative Emergency and Drug Control
545 Strategy Implementation Account to changes made by the
546 act; repealing s. 1006.07(7), F.S., relating to
547 suicide prevention education; requesting the Division
548 of Statutory Revision of the Office of Legislative
549 Services to prepare a reviser’s bill to conform the
550 Florida Statutes to the changes made by the act;
551 providing an effective date.