Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 406
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  04/20/2017           .                                

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
       (Powell) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 702 and 703
    4  insert:
    5         (j) Meet the minority business enterprise procurement goals
    6  set forth in s. 287.042 in the procurement of commodities,
    7  contractual services, and other services and in the selection of
    8  vendors in the administration of activities under this section.
    9  The goal for participation of minority business enterprises, as
   10  defined in s. 288.703(3), in MMTC operations and subcontracting
   11  is 10 percent; however, no more than 35 percent of such minority
   12  business enterprises may be owned by any one of the minority
   13  persons specified in s. 288.703(4)(a)-(e), respectively.
   14         1. This paragraph does not preclude or prohibit a minority
   15  person from competing for any MMTC registration or any other
   16  procurement of goods or services awarded by the department.
   17         2. MMTCs have 12 months after the date of their
   18  registration to demonstrate to the department compliance with
   19  the minority business enterprise participation goal established
   20  in this paragraph.
   21         (k) Implement training programs and other educational
   22  programs to enable minority persons to compete for MMTC
   23  registration and contracts on an equal basis.
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   26  And the title is amended as follows:
   27         Between lines 52 and 53
   28  insert:
   29         requiring the department to meet a specified minority
   30         business enterprise participation goal; providing
   31         construction; requiring medical marijuana treatment
   32         centers to demonstrate to the department their
   33         compliance with such goal; requiring the department to
   34         implement training programs and other educational
   35         programs for minority persons to enable them to
   36         compete for medical marijuana treatment center
   37         registration and contracts;