Florida Senate - 2015                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 682
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/23/2015           .                                

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
       (Grimsley) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 1084 - 1086
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 11. For the purpose of incorporating the amendment
    6  made by this act to section 381.75, Florida Statutes, in a
    7  reference thereto, subsection (1) of section 381.79, Florida
    8  Statutes, is reenacted to read:
    9         381.79 Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program Trust Fund.—
   10         (1) There is created in the State Treasury the Brain and
   11  Spinal Cord Injury Program Trust Fund. Moneys in the fund shall
   12  be appropriated to the department for the purpose of providing
   13  the cost of care for brain or spinal cord injuries as a payor of
   14  last resort to residents of this state, for multilevel programs
   15  of care established pursuant to s. 381.75.
   16         (a) Authorization of expenditures for brain or spinal cord
   17  injury care shall be made only by the department.
   18         (b) Authorized expenditures include acute care,
   19  rehabilitation, transitional living, equipment and supplies
   20  necessary for activities of daily living, public information,
   21  prevention, education, and research. In addition, the department
   22  may provide matching funds for public or private assistance
   23  provided under the brain and spinal cord injury program and may
   24  provide funds for any approved expansion of services for
   25  treating individuals who have sustained a brain or spinal cord
   26  injury.
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   29  And the title is amended as follows:
   30         Delete lines 98 - 100
   31  and insert:
   32         act; reenacting s. 381.79(1), F.S., relating to the
   33         Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program Trust Fund, to
   34         incorporate the amendment made by the act to s.
   35         381.75, F.S., in a reference thereto; providing for
   36         the act’s