Florida Senate - 2021 CS for SB 1772 By the Committee on Health Policy; and Senator Jones 588-03327-21 20211772c1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to fees; creating s. 483.919, F.S.; 3 requiring the Department of Health to adopt by rule 4 procedures for the issuance and annual renewal of 5 genetic counselor licenses, including a specified 6 application fee; authorizing the department to waive 7 payment of the fee by rule; providing for the deposit 8 and use of fee proceeds; providing a contingent 9 effective date. 10 11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 12 13 Section 1. Section 483.919, Florida Statutes, is created to 14 read: 15 483.919 Licensure of genetic counselors.—The department 16 shall adopt by rule procedures for the issuance and annual 17 renewal of a genetic counselor license, including an application 18 fee not to exceed $25 for such issuance and annual renewal. The 19 department may waive payment of the fee by rule. Proceeds from 20 fees collected pursuant to this section shall be deposited in 21 the Administrative Trust Fund within the Department of Health 22 and used for the administration of genetic counselor licensure. 23 Section 2. This act shall take effect on the same date that 24 SB 1770 or similar legislation takes effect if such legislation 25 is adopted in the same legislative session or an extension 26 thereof and becomes a law.