Florida Senate - 2016 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS/CS/CS/HB 307, 1st Eng.
Senate . House
Floor: 6/F/2R .
03/04/2016 11:34 AM .
Senator Clemens moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Delete lines 345 - 371
4 and insert:
5 issued for the cultivation of more than 400,000 plants, and be
6 operated by a nurseryman as defined in s. 581.011 or an
7 individual engaged in a similar agricultural activity, including
8 an individual that is both a recognized class member of Pigford
9 v. Glickman, 185 F.R.D. 82 (D.D.C. 1999), or In Re Black Farmers
10 Litig., 856 F. Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 2011), and a member of the
11 Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association
, and have been
12 operated as a registered nursery in this state for at least 30
13 continuous years.
14 2. The ability to secure the premises, resources, and
15 personnel necessary to operate as a dispensing organization.
16 3. The ability to maintain accountability of all raw
17 materials, finished products, and any byproducts to prevent
18 diversion or unlawful access to or possession of these
20 4. An infrastructure reasonably located to dispense low-THC
21 cannabis to registered patients statewide or regionally as
22 determined by the department.
23 5. The financial ability to maintain operations for the
24 duration of the 2-year approval cycle, including the provision
25 of certified financials to the department. Upon approval, the
26 applicant must post a $5 million performance bond. However, upon
27 a dispensing organization’s serving at least 1,000 qualified
28 patients, the dispensing organization is only required to
29 maintain a $2 million performance bond.
30 6. That all owners and managers have been fingerprinted and
31 have successfully passed a level 2 background screening pursuant
32 to s. 435.04.
33 7. The employment of a medical director who is a physician
34 licensed under chapter 458 or chapter 459 to supervise the
35 activities of the dispensing organization.
36 (c) Upon the registration of 5,000 active qualified
38 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================
39 And the title is amended as follows:
40 Delete line 25
41 and insert:
42 online compassionate use registry; revising
43 requirements of applicants for approval as a
44 dispensing organization; revising