Florida Senate - 2016                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1316
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/18/2016           .                                

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
       (Grimsley) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 1177 and 1178
    4  insert:
    5         Section 12. Paragraph (g) is added to subsection (10) of
    6  section 768.28, Florida Statutes, to read:
    7         768.28 Waiver of sovereign immunity in tort actions;
    8  recovery limits; limitation on attorney fees; statute of
    9  limitations; exclusions; indemnification; risk management
   10  programs.—
   11         (10)
   12         (g) For purposes of this section, the executive director of
   13  the Board of Nursing, when serving as the state administrator of
   14  the Nurse Licensure Compact pursuant to s. 464.0095, and any
   15  administrator, officer, executive director, employee, or
   16  representative of the Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure
   17  Compact Administrators, when acting within the scope of their
   18  employment, duties, or responsibilities in this state, are
   19  considered agents of the state. The commission shall pay any
   20  claims or judgments pursuant to this section and may maintain
   21  insurance coverage to pay any such claims or judgments.
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   24  And the title is amended as follows:
   25         Delete line 81
   26  and insert:
   27         information about licensed nurses; amending s. 768.28,
   28         F.S.; designating the state administrator of the Nurse
   29         Licensure Compact and other members, employees, or
   30         representatives of the Interstate Commission of Nurse
   31         Licensure Compact Administrators as state agents for
   32         the purpose of applying sovereign immunity and waivers
   33         of sovereign immunity; requiring the commission to pay
   34         certain claims or judgments; authorizing the
   35         commission to maintain insurance coverage to pay
   36         certain claims or judgments; providing a