GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL                          Committee       Amendment
SB2000                                                  BHA              17

Senator(s) Gaetz moved the following amendment:

Section: 03              EXPLANATION:

On Page: 088             This amendment directs the Biomedical Research 
                         Advisory Council, which administers the William G. 
Spec App:  543           "Bill" Bankhead, Jr., and David Coley Cancer 
                         Research Program, to issue a call for proposals for 
                         at least one clinical trials-related grant that can 
                         demonstrate a benefit to cancer research.

NET IMPACT ON:            Total Funds       General Revenue          Trust Funds
    Recurring -                    0                     0                    0 
Non-Recurring -                    0                     0                    0 

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        Program: Community Public Health
        Statewide Public Health Support Services  64200800

        In Section 03  On Page 088
543     Special Categories  101503
        William G. "Bill" Bankhead, Jr., And                
        David Coley Cancer Research Program  IOEB

At the end of existing proviso language, following Specific 
Appropriation 543, INSERT:

From the funds appropriated in Specific Appropriation 543, at least one 
competitive clinical trials project grant, particularly those projects 
such as matching services that identify prospective clinical trials 
treatment options for cancer patients in this state or those projects 
that otherwise foster greater rates of participation in trials, shall be 
awarded if a meritorious proposal is, or proposals are, received.  Such 
project grant proposals are not required to be posed as a formal 
research question in order to qualify for an award, but shall 
demonstrate that such project will insure to the benefit of cancer 

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