Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (891388) for SB 1344
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Appropriations (Harrell) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 68 - 73
    4  and insert:
    5  maladaptive behaviors in this state. The agency may grant no
    6  more than three exemptions under this paragraph.
    7         1. The exemption under this paragraph does not require a
    8  specific legislative appropriation.
    9         2.An exemption under this paragraph shall terminate 18
   10  months after the date of issuance unless the exemption holder
   11  has commenced construction. The agency shall monitor the
   12  progress of the holder of the certificate of exemption in
   13  meeting the timetable for project development specified in the
   14  application for exemption. The agency shall extend the time
   15  period for a project if the exemption holder demonstrates to the
   16  satisfaction of the agency that good-faith commencement of the
   17  project is being delayed by litigation or by governmental action
   18  or inaction with respect to regulations or permitting precluding
   19  commencement of the project.
   20         3.This paragraph and subsection (6) of s. 400.962 are
   21  repealed July 1, 2022, unless reviewed and saved from repeal by
   22  the Legislature.
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   25  And the title is amended as follows:
   26         Delete lines 9 - 13
   27  and insert:
   28         limiting the number of such exemptions the Agency for
   29         Health Care Administration may grant; providing that a
   30         specific legislative appropriation is not required for
   31         the exemption; providing timeframes and a monitoring
   32         process for the exemptions granted by the agency;
   33         providing for future legislative review and repeal of
   34         the exemption; providing an effective date.