Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 876
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/14/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Health Policy (Young) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 475 - 491
    4  and insert:
    5  consultant. The consultant may disclose to a referral or
    6  participant, or to the legal representative of the referral or
    7  participant, the documents, records, or other information from
    8  the consultant’s file, including information received by the
    9  consultant from other sources, and information on the terms
   10  required for the referrals or participant’s monitoring
   11  contract, the referrals or participant’s progress or inability
   12  to progress, the referrals or participants discharge or
   13  termination, information supporting the conclusion of material
   14  noncompliance, or any other information required by law the
   15  impaired licensee or applicant or his or her designee any
   16  information that is disclosed to or obtained by the consultant
   17  or that is confidential under paragraph (6)(a), but only to the
   18  extent that it is necessary to do so to carry out the
   19  consultant’s duties under this section. The department, and any
   20  other entity that enters into a contract with the consultant to
   21  receive the services of the consultant, has direct
   22  administrative control over the consultant to the extent
   23  necessary to receive disclosures from the consultant as allowed
   24  by federal law. If a consultant discloses information to the
   25  department in accordance with this part, a referral or
   26  participant, or his or her legal representative, may obtain a
   27  complete copy of the consultant’s file from the consultant or
   28  disciplinary proceeding is pending, an impaired licensee may
   29  obtain such information from the department under s. 456.073.