Florida Senate - 2018 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SPB 7026 Ì579360-Î579360 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Rules (Braynon and Book) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (345360) (with title 2 amendment) 3 4 Delete lines 1370 - 1561 5 and insert: 6 Section 22. Section 1006.149, Florida Statutes, is created 7 to read: 8 1006.149 Public School Emergency Response Learning System 9 Program.— 10 (1) The Public School Emergency Response Learning System 11 Program is established to assist school personnel in preparing 12 for and responding to active emergency situations and to 13 implement local notification systems for all Florida public 14 schools, with the ultimate goal of preventing tragedy and the 15 loss of life through proactive strategies. 16 (2) The program is created within the department and shall 17 be administered by the Office of Safe Schools, established 18 pursuant to s. 1001.217. Through the program, local law 19 enforcement agencies shall partner with participating public 20 preschools, public child care providers, or public school 21 districts and schools. Training, notifications, and resources 22 must be available for school personnel and students and their 23 families through, at minimum, the following mechanisms: 24 (a) Activities and direct training to mitigate risk and 25 save lives in emergency situations, such as lockdown, bomb 26 threat, active shooter, and other emergency situations. 27 (b) Vital local notification systems implemented to alert 28 schools of imminent danger. 29 (c) Other resources provided in conjunction with the 30 training including, but not limited to, an emergency plan flip 31 chart, communication cards, instructional resources, activity 32 books for children and teachers, and certificates of training 33 and completion. 34 (3) Each program participant must develop a preemptive plan 35 of action that includes multiple options for addressing various 36 situations based on the form of danger present and the unique 37 needs and circumstances of each school and its faculty, staff, 38 students, and visitors. 39 (4) A school district must include in its emergency 40 notification procedures established pursuant to s. 1006.07 any 41 program participant who notifies the district of his or her 42 desire to participate. 43 (5) Funding for program activities may be provided by the 44 Legislature to implement this section. 45 46 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 47 And the title is amended as follows: 48 Delete lines 1884 - 1904 49 and insert: 50 specified evaluations; creating s. 1006.149, F.S.; 51 establishing the Public School Emergency Response 52 Learning System Program within the department; 53 establishing the program as a partnership between 54 local law enforcement agencies and public education 55 entities; specifying activities, training, 56 notification systems, and resources provided through 57 the program; specifying the creation of a preemptive 58 plan of action; authorizing funding provided by the 59 Legislature to implement the program; creating s.