Florida Senate - 2012 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 682 Barcode 720238 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 01/26/2012 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Latvala) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 66 - 118 4 and insert: 5 (1) The task force shall consist of 18 volunteer, 6 culturally diverse members, of whom six shall be appointed by 7 the Governor, six shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House 8 of Representatives, and six shall be appointed by the President 9 of the Senate, as follows: 10 (a) A member of the House of Representatives. 11 (b) A member of the Senate. 12 (c) A representative from the Alzheimer’s Association. 13 (d) At least one person having Alzheimer’s disease or a 14 related form of dementia. 15 (e) At least one family caregiver or former family 16 caregiver of a person having Alzheimer’s disease or a related 17 form of dementia. 18 (f) A representative from the Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory 19 Committee. 20 (g) A representative of law enforcement with knowledge 21 about the disappearance and recovery, self-neglect, abuse, 22 exploitation, and suicide of persons having Alzheimer’s disease 23 or a related form of dementia. 24 (h) A representative who has knowledge of and experience 25 with the Baker Act and its impact on persons having Alzheimer’s 26 disease or a related form of dementia. 27 (i) An expert on disaster preparedness and response for 28 persons having Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of 29 dementia. 30 (j) A representative of a health care facility or hospice 31 that serves persons with Alzheimer’s disease. 32 (k) A representative of the adult day care services 33 industry. 34 (l) A representative of health care practitioners 35 specializing in the treatment of persons having Alzheimer’s 36 disease or a related form of dementia. 37 (m) A Florida board-certified elder law attorney. 38 (n) A representative of the area agencies on aging or aging 39 and disability resource centers. 40 (o) A person who is an Alzheimer’s disease researcher. 41 (p) A representative from a memory disorder clinic. 42 (q) A representative of the assisted living facility 43 industry. 44 (r) A representative of the skilled nursing facility 45 industry. 46 (2) Initial appointments to the task force shall be made by 47 July 1, 2012. A vacancy on the task force shall be filled for 48 the unexpired portion of the term in the same manner as the 49 original appointment. 50 (3) Members shall serve on the task force without 51 compensation and may not receive reimbursement for per diem or 52 travel expenses. 53 (4) The Department of Elderly Affairs shall convene the 54 task force and provide necessary administrative support. 55 (5) The task force shall: 56 (a) Submit to the Governor, the President of the Senate, 57 and the Speaker of the House of Representatives by January 30, 58 2013, an interim study regarding state trends with respect to 59 persons having Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia 60 and their needs.