Bill No. CS/CS/SB 1150
Amendment No. 016791
Senate House

1Representative Boyd offered the following:
3     Amendment (with title amendment)
4     Between lines 3682 and 3683, insert:
5     Section 92.  Subsection (1) of section 316.066, Florida
6Statutes, is amended to read:
7     316.066  Written reports of crashes.-
8     (1)(a)  A Florida Traffic Crash Report, Long Form, must is
9required to be completed and submitted to the department within
1010 days after completing an investigation is completed by the
11every law enforcement officer who in the regular course of duty
12investigates a motor vehicle crash:
13     1.  That resulted in death of, or personal injury to, or
14any indication of complaints of pain or discomfort by any of the
15parties or passengers involved in the crash;
16     2.  That involved one or more passengers, other than the
17drivers of the vehicles, in any of the vehicles involved in the
19     3.2.  That involved a violation of s. 316.061(1) or s.
20316.193; or.
21     4.3.  In which a vehicle was rendered inoperative to a
22degree that required a wrecker to remove it from traffic, if
23such action is appropriate, in the officer's discretion.
24     (b)  The long form must include:
25     1.  The date, time, and location of the crash.
26     2.  A description of the vehicles involved.
27     3.  The names and addresses of the parties involved.
28     4.  The names and addresses of witnesses.
29     5.  The name, badge number, and law enforcement agency of
30the officer investigating the crash.
31     6.  The names of the insurance companies for the respective
32parties involved in the crash.
33     7.  The names and addresses of all passengers in all
34vehicles involved in the crash, each clearly identified as being
35a passenger, including the identification of the vehicle in
36which each was a passenger.
37     (c)(b)  In every crash for which a Florida Traffic Crash
38Report, Long Form, is not required by this section, the law
39enforcement officer may complete a short-form crash report or
40provide a short-form crash report to be completed by each party
41involved in the crash. The short-form report must include all of
42the items listed in subparagraphs (b)1.-6. Short-form crash
43reports prepared by the law enforcement officer shall be
44maintained by the officer's agency.:
45     1.  The date, time, and location of the crash.
46     2.  A description of the vehicles involved.
47     3.  The names and addresses of the parties involved.
48     4.  The names and addresses of witnesses.
49     5.  The name, badge number, and law enforcement agency of
50the officer investigating the crash.
51     6.  The names of the insurance companies for the respective
52parties involved in the crash.
53     (d)(c)  Each party to the crash must shall provide the law
54enforcement officer with proof of insurance, which must to be
55included in the crash report. If a law enforcement officer
56submits a report on the accident, proof of insurance must be
57provided to the officer by each party involved in the crash. Any
58party who fails to provide the required information commits a
59noncriminal traffic infraction, punishable as a nonmoving
60violation as provided in chapter 318, unless the officer
61determines that due to injuries or other special circumstances
62such insurance information cannot be provided immediately. If
63the person provides the law enforcement agency, within 24 hours
64after the crash, proof of insurance that was valid at the time
65of the crash, the law enforcement agency may void the citation.
66     (e)(d)  The driver of a vehicle that was in any manner
67involved in a crash resulting in damage to any vehicle or other
68property in an amount of $500 or more, which crash was not
69investigated by a law enforcement agency, shall, within 10 days
70after the crash, submit a written report of the crash to the
71department or traffic records center. The entity receiving the
72report may require witnesses of the crash crashes to render
73reports and may require any driver of a vehicle involved in the
74a crash of which a written report must be made as provided in
75this section to file supplemental written reports if whenever
76the original report is deemed insufficient by the receiving
78     (f)  The investigating law enforcement officer may testify
79at trial or provide a signed affidavit to confirm or supplement
80the information included on the long-form or short-form report.
81     (e)  Short-form crash reports prepared by law enforcement
82shall be maintained by the law enforcement officer's agency.
T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T
87     Remove line 353 and insert:
88maintain a list of approved alarm systems; amending s. 316.066,
89F.S.;  revising provisions requiring written reports of motor
90vehicle crashes; revising conditions under which a report must
91be submitted to the department; authorizing the investigating
92officer to testify at trial or provide an affidavit concerning
93the content of the reports; providing

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