Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SPB 2514
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: FAV            .                                
                  04/06/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Appropriations (Flores) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 177 - 184
    4  and insert:
    5  Trust Fund for the advancement of cures for cancers afflicting
    6  pediatric populations through basic or applied research,
    7  including, but not limited to, clinical trials and nontoxic drug
    8  discovery. These funds are not included in the calculation for
    9  the distribution of funds pursuant to s. 381.915; however, these
   10  funds shall be distributed to cancer centers participating in
   11  the Florida Consortium of National Cancer Institute Centers
   12  Program in the same proportion as is allocated to each cancer
   13  center in accordance with s. 381.915 and are in addition to any
   14  funds distributed pursuant to that section Department of Health
   15  and the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute to work in
   16  conjunction for the purpose of establishing activities and grant
   17  opportunities in relation to biomedical research.