Florida Senate - 2016 SB 1066 By Senator Margolis 35-01057A-16 20161066__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to anatomical gifts; amending s. 3 765.521, F.S.; requiring the Department of Highway 4 Safety and Motor Vehicles to maintain an integrated 5 website link to the organ donation registry; requiring 6 the department to establish a procedure to confirm 7 electronically that persons transacting driver license 8 services at a department office or facility have been 9 informed that they may become organ donors; providing 10 applicability; providing an effective date. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. Present subsections (2) and (3) of section 15 765.521, Florida Statutes, are redesignated as subsections (3) 16 and (4), respectively, and a new subsection (2) is added to that 17 section, to read: 18 765.521 Donations as part of driver license or 19 identification card process.— 20 (2) The department shall maintain an integrated link on its 21 website referring a visitor renewing a driver license or 22 conducting other business to the organ donation registry 23 operated under s. 765.5155. The department shall establish a 24 procedure that requires department staff to confirm 25 electronically that each person entering a department office or 26 facility to transact driver license services has been informed 27 that he or she may become an organ donor. 28 Section 2. The amendment made by this act to s. 765.521(2), 29 Florida Statutes, shall apply upon the development and 30 implementation of a vehicle registration system modernization 31 project by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. 32 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.