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.
   12  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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.