2019 S01045 438632

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1 Florida Senate - SENATOR AMENDMENT 2019 HB 1045 Bill No. Ì438632*Î 438632 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate House . . . Floor: 1/AD/2R . Floor: C 05/01/2019 12:01 PM 05/03/2019 12:08 PM . . Gibson moved the following: Senator Senate Amendment ( with title amendment ) 1 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: Section 381.7354, Florida Statutes, is amended Section 1. 5 to read: 6 — 381.7354 7 Eligibility. 8 Any person, entity, or organization within a county may (1) 9 grant and may serve as the lead apply for a Closing the Gap 10 agency to administer and coordinate project activities within the county and develop community partnerships necessary to 11 1 Page of 6 6 5/1/2019 9:47:56 AM - 05249 - 19

2 Florida Senate SENATOR AMENDMENT - 2019 HB 1045 Bill No. Ì438632*Î 438632 12 implement the grant. (2) Persons, entities, or organizations within adjoining 13 of less than 100,000, based on the counties with populations 14 annual estimates produced by the Population Program of the 15 University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research, 16 17 may jointly submit a multicounty Closing the Gap grant proposal. 18 However, the proposal must clear ly identify a single lead agency with respect to program accountability and administration. 19 (3) 20 In addition to the grants awarded under subsections (1) 21 and (2), up to 20 percent of the funding for the Reducing Racial 22 the Gap grant program and Ethnic Health Disparities: Closing 23 shall be dedicated to projects that address improving racial and ethnic health status within specific Front Porch Florida 24 Communities . 25 (4) (3) 26 Nothing in ss. 381.7351 - 381.7356 shall prevent a person, entity, or organization within a county or group of 27 28 counties from separately contracting for the provision of racial and ethnic health promotion, health awareness, and disease 29 prevention services. 30 Section 2. Subsection (2) of section 381.7355, Florida 31 Statutes, is amended to read: 32 Project requirements; review criteria. 33 — 381.735 5 (2) 34 A proposal must include each of the following elements: The purpose and objectives of the proposal, including (a) 35 36 identification of the particular racial or ethnic disparity the project will address. The propos 37 al must address one or more of 38 the following priority areas: 39 Decreasing racial and ethnic disparities in maternal and 1. 40 infant mortality rates. 2 of 6 Page 5/1/2019 9:47:56 AM 19 6 - 05249 -

3 Florida Senate - SENATOR AMENDMENT 2019 HB 1045 Bill No. 438632 Ì438632*Î 41 Decreasing racial and ethnic disparities in morbidity 2. 42 and mortality rates relating to cancer. 3. Decreasing racial and ethnic disparities in morbidity 43 44 and mortality rates relating to HIV/AIDS. 4. 45 Decreasing racial and ethnic disparities in morbidity and mortality rates relating to cardiovascular disease. 46 5. 47 Decreasing racial and ethnic disparities in morbidity a 48 nd mortality rates relating to diabetes. Increasing adult and child immunization rates in certain 6. 49 racial and ethnic populations. 50 51 Decreasing racial and ethnic disparities in oral health 7. 52 care. 8. 53 Decreasing racial and ethnic disparities in morbidity d mortality rates relating to sickle cell disease. 54 an Decreasing racial and ethnic disparities in morbidity 55 9. and mortality rates relating to Lupus. 56 10. Decreasing racial and ethnic disparities in morbidity 57 and mortality rates relating to Alzheimer’s disease and 58 59 dementia. Improve 60 Improving neighborhood social determinants 11. 10. 61 of health, such as transportation, safety, and food access, as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 62 n.” “Tools for Putting Social Determinants of Health into Actio 63 (b) Identification and relevance of the target population. 64 65 Methods for obtaining baseline health status data and (c) 66 assessment of community health needs. Mechanisms for mobilizing community resources and 67 (d) 68 gaining local commitment. (e) 69 nd implementation of health promotion and Development a 3 of 6 Page 5/1/2019 9:47:56 AM 19 6 - 05249 -

4 Florida Senate SENATOR AMENDMENT - 2019 HB 1045 Bill No. Ì438632*Î 438632 70 disease prevention interventions. (f) Mechanisms and strategies for evaluating the project’s 71 72 objectives, procedures, and outcomes. (g) 73 A proposed work plan, including a timeline for implementing the project. 74 Li kelihood that project activities will occur and 75 (h) 76 continue in the absence of funding. Present subsections (4) and (5) of section Section 3. 77 78 381.7356, Florida Statutes, are redesignated as subsections (5) 79 added to and (6), respectively, new subsections (4) and (5) are 80 that section, and subsection (1) of that section is amended, to read: 81 381.7356 Local matching funds; grant awards. — 82 (1) One or more Closing the Gap grants may be awarded in a 83 county, or in a group of adjoining counties from which a 84 multicounty ap 85 Front Porch Florida plication is submitted. Communities grants may also be awarded in a county or group of 86 87 adjoining counties that are also receiving a grant award. 88 (4) The department may not establish a minimum amount or a all determine the amount of each maximum amount for grants and sh 89 90 award based on the merits of the application. The department 91 shall ensure that grants are awarded to applicants in various regions of this state. 92 93 In addition to the requirements provided in s. (5) 94 he availability of state and federal 381.7353, and subject to t 95 funds in the HIV/AIDS program, the department shall promote 96 synergistic initiatives between the Closing the Gap grant 97 program and the HIV/AIDS program to leverage the expertise of e initiatives may include the Closing the Gap grant program. Thes 98 4 of 6 Page 5/1/2019 9:47:56 AM 19 6 - 05249 -

5 Florida Senate 2019 - SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. HB 1045 Ì438632*Î 438632 the establishment of a supplemental grant program whereby 99 persons, entities, or organizations eligible for a Closing the 100 Gap grant under s. 381.7354 may submit to the department a grant 101 s established under 102 proposal, pursuant to the application proces 103 s. 381.7355, for funding to further the purposes listed in s. 381.7355(2)(a) and to promote innovative prevention, treatment, 104 105 and awareness initiatives for minority populations in /AIDS metropolitan areas which have a higher prevalence of HIV 106 for the purposes of reducing the incidence of the HIV infection 107 in such communities and prioritizing the identification of 108 individuals, in a manner consistent with the clinical guidelines 109 of the federal Health Resources and Services Administration, w 110 ho are not yet aware of their HIV status. 111 This act shall take effect July 1, 2019. Section 4. 112 113 114 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 115 And the title is amended as follows: Delete everything before the enacting clause 116 and i nsert: 117 A bill to be entitled 118 An act relating to Closing the Gap grant proposals; 119 amending s. 381.7354, F.S.; removing provisions 120 121 related to Front Porch Florida Communities; amending s. 381.7355, F.S.; adding a priority area that may be 122 addressed in a Closing the Gap grant proposal 123 ; 124 amending s. 381.7356, F.S.; removing provisions 125 related to Front Porch Florida Communities; 126 prohibiting the Department of Health from establishing a minimum amount or a maximum amount for Closing the 127 5 of 6 Page 5/1/2019 9:47:56 AM 19 6 - 05249 -

6 Florida Senate SENATOR AMENDMENT - 2019 HB 1045 Bill No. Ì438632*Î 438632 128 he department to base the Gap grants; requiring t amount of each award on the merits of each application 129 130 and to award grants to applicants in various regions 131 of the state; authorizing the Closing the Gap program and the HIV/AIDS program to promote synergistic 132 initiatives that red uce HIV incidence in minority 133 134 populations in certain metropolitan areas; providing 135 an effective date. 6 of 6 Page 5/1/2019 9:47:56 AM 19 - - 6 05249

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