Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (832708) for CS for SB 406
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/27/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Appropriations (Bradley) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 585 - 610
    4  and insert:
    5         1. Before issuing an identification card to a patient, the
    6  department must determine that:
    7         a. The patient is a permanent resident of the state or, for
    8  a patient under the age of 18, the patient’s parent or legal
    9  guardian is a permanent resident of the state. The patient, or
   10  the parent or legal guardian of the patient, must prove
   11  permanent residency by providing the department with a copy of a
   12  valid Florida driver license or Florida identification card, a
   13  copy of a utility bill in his or her name issued within the
   14  prior 90 days which shows an address in this state, or a copy of
   15  his or her Florida voter information card.
   16         b. If the patient is not a permanent resident of the state:
   17         (I) He or she is eligible to receive marijuana in his or
   18  her state of permanent residence; and
   19         (II) He or she will be remaining in this state for at least
   20  3 consecutive months.
   21         (A) An adult patient may provide the department with
   22  documentation that may include, but is not limited to, a rental
   23  agreement for a property in this state for period of at least 3
   24  months, an employment contract based in this state which
   25  indicates the employment is for a period of at least 3 months,
   26  or a receipt for paid tuition at a school in this state for a
   27  period of at least 3 months.
   28         (B) A parent or legal guardian of a patient who is under
   29  the age of 18 must provide documentation as described in sub
   30  sub-sub-subparagraph (A) or in department rule and provide
   31  additional documentation that the patient is his or her child or
   32  ward.
   34  The department shall adopt in rule a list of documents that a
   35  patient may provide to qualify for an identification card under
   36  this subparagraph.
   37         2. Patient and caregiver identification cards must be
   38  resistant to counterfeiting and tampering and must include at
   39  least the following:
   40         a. The name, address, and date of birth of the patient or
   41  caregiver, as appropriate;
   42         b. A full-face, passport-type, color photograph of the
   43  patient or caregiver, as appropriate, taken within the 90 days
   44  immediately preceding registration;
   45         c. Designation of the cardholder as a patient or caregiver;
   46         d. A unique identification number for the patient or
   47  caregiver which is matched to the identification number used for
   48  such person in the department’s compassionate use registry. A
   49  caregiver’s identification number and file in the compassionate
   50  use registry must be linked to the file of the patient or
   51  patients the caregiver is assisting so that the caregiver’s
   52  status may be verified for each patient individually;
   53         e. The expiration date, which shall be 1 year after the
   54  date of issuance of the identification card or the date
   55  treatment ends, as provided in the patient’s physician
   56  certification, whichever occurs first; and
   57         f. For caregivers who are assisting three or fewer
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   60  And the title is amended as follows:
   61         Delete line 53
   62  and insert:
   63         registrants by a specific date; requiring the
   64         department to make certain determinations before
   65         issuing an identification card to a patient; providing
   66         that a patient or the parent or legal guardian of a
   67         patient must provide the department with certain
   68         documentation to qualify for an identification card;
   69         requiring the department to adopt a rule listing
   70         documents that a patient may provide to qualify for an
   71         identification card; providing requirements