Florida Senate - 2018                              CS for SB 514
       By the Committee on Health Policy; and Senator Young
       588-02379-18                                           2018514c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to transplant of human tissue;
    3         amending s. 381.0041, F.S.; requiring the Department
    4         of Health to develop and publish an educational
    5         pamphlet which contains certain information on the
    6         risks and benefits of transplants; requiring the
    7         department to notify physicians of the availability of
    8         the pamphlet; providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Subsection (13) is added to section 381.0041,
   13  Florida Statutes, to read:
   14         381.0041 Donation and transfer of human tissue; testing
   15  requirements.—
   16         (13) The department shall develop an educational pamphlet
   17  that contains information on the risks and benefits of human
   18  cell, tissue, and cellular- and tissue-based product
   19  transplants. The department shall publish the pamphlet on its
   20  website and shall electronically notify physicians when the
   21  pamphlet becomes available. At a minimum, the pamphlet must
   22  include all of the following:
   23         (a) An overview of the infectious disease transmission
   24  risks associated with a transplant.
   25         (b) A summary of the standards for the testing and
   26  screening of donors.
   27         (c) A summary of processing methods that are used to reduce
   28  the risk of transmission of bacteria and infectious diseases in
   29  donated human cells, tissues, and cellular- and tissue-based
   30  products before transplantation.
   31         (d) A statement acknowledging the importance of limiting
   32  information provided to the supplier of the human cells, tissue,
   33  or cellular- or tissue-based product on the recipient of the
   34  transplant.
   35         (e) A statement acknowledging the generosity of donors of
   36  human cells, tissues, and cellular- and tissue-based products.
   37         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.