CS/HB 735: Needle and Syringe Exchange Pilot Program
GENERAL BILL by Health Quality Subcommittee ; Pafford ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Campbell ; Edwards ; Rader ; Richardson ; Rodriguez, J. ; Waldman
Needle and Syringe Exchange Pilot Program; Requires DOH to establish needle & syringe exchange pilot program in Miami-Dade County; provides for administration of pilot program by department or designee; provides that distribution of needles & syringes under pilot program is not violation of Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention & Control Act or any other law; provides conditions under which pilot program staff member or participant may be prosecuted; prohibits collection of participant identifying information; provides for pilot program to be funded through private grants & donations; provides for expiration of pilot program; requires report to Legislature; provides rulemaking authority.
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Judiciary Committee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 78
• Introduced -HJ 77
• On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 03/27/13, 8:00 am, 306 HOB
• CS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 384
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Original reference(s) removed: Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Judiciary Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 383
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 383
• CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 379
• Died in Judiciary Committee
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