Florida Senate - 2013                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 118
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/19/2013           .                                

       The Committee on Criminal Justice (Dean) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 15 - 26
    4  and insert:
    5         (1) As used in this section, the term:
    6         (a) “Funeral or burial” means a service or ceremony offered
    7  or provided in connection with the final disposition,
    8  memorialization, internment, entombment, or inurnment of human
    9  remains or cremated human remains.
   10         (b) “Funeral procession” has the same meaning as provided
   11  in s. 316.1974.
   12         (c) “Protest activities” means any action, including
   13  picketing, which is undertaken with the intent to interrupt or
   14  disturb a funeral or burial.
   15         (2) A person may not knowingly engage in protest activities
   16  or knowingly cause protest activities to occur within 500 feet
   17  of the property line of a residence, cemetery, funeral home,
   18  house of worship, or other location during or within 1 hour
   19  before or 1 hour after the conducting of a funeral or burial at
   20  that place. This subsection does not prohibit protest activities
   21  that occur adjacent to that portion of a funeral procession
   22  which extends beyond 500 feet of the property line of the
   23  location of the funeral or burial.
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   26         And the title is amended as follows:
   27         Delete lines 2 - 7
   28  and insert:
   29         An act relating to funerals and burials; creating s.
   30         871.015, F.S.; providing definitions; prohibiting
   31         engaging in protest activities within a specified
   32         distance of the property line of the location of a
   33         funeral or burial; providing an exception; providing