Bill No. CS/CS/HB 661
Amendment No. 210643
Senate House

1Representative Jones offered the following:
3     Amendment (with title amendment)
4     Between lines 197 and 198, insert:
5     Section 3.  Section 400.0246, Florida Statutes, is created
6to read:
7     400.0246  Reporting of criminal conduct on premises;
8destruction of evidence prohibited.-An employee or officer of a
9nursing home shall report any criminal conduct witnessed or
10learned of subsequent to its occurrence to local law enforcement
11prior to reporting the conduct to the employer, a supervisor, or
12a director. Every effort must be made to preserve all evidence
13relating to the crime. Any person who destroys evidence commits
14a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s.
15775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T
21     Remove line 16 and insert:
22certain entities; providing applicability; creating s. 400.0246,
23F.S.; requiring reporting of criminal conduct in a nursing home
24to local law enforcement under certain conditions; requiring
25preservation of evidence; providing criminal penalties for
26destruction of evidence; providing for

CODING: Words stricken are deletions; words underlined are additions.