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. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 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.