Florida Senate - 2014                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for CS for SB 296
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Bullard moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 46 and 47
    4  insert:
    5         Section 2. Subsection (1) of section 790.15, Florida
    6  Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         790.15 Discharging firearm in public or on residential
    8  property.—
    9         (1) Except as provided in subsection (2) or subsection (3),
   10  any person who knowingly discharges a firearm in any public
   11  place or on the right-of-way of any paved public road, highway,
   12  or street, who knowingly discharges any firearm over the right
   13  of-way of any paved public road, highway, or street or over any
   14  occupied premises, or who recklessly or negligently discharges a
   15  firearm outdoors on any property used primarily as the site of a
   16  dwelling as defined in s. 776.013 or zoned exclusively for
   17  residential use commits a misdemeanor of the first degree,
   18  punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083. This section
   19  does not apply to a person lawfully defending life or property
   20  or performing official duties requiring the discharge of a
   21  firearm or to a person discharging a firearm on public roads or
   22  properties expressly approved for hunting by the Fish and
   23  Wildlife Conservation Commission or Florida Forest Service.
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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 law enforcement; amending s.
   30         790.01, F.S.; providing an exemption from criminal
   31         penalties for carrying a concealed weapon or a
   32         concealed firearm while in the act of complying with a
   33         mandatory evacuation order during a declared state of
   34         emergency; amending s. 790.15, F.S.; expanding the
   35         existing prohibition against the reckless or negligent
   36         discharge of a firearm outdoors on property used
   37         primarily as the site of a dwelling or zoned
   38         exclusively for residential use to include any
   39         discharge of a firearm outdoors on such property;
   40         providing an