Florida Senate - 2015                              CS for SB 746
       By the Committee on Criminal Justice; and Senators Lee,
       Thompson, Soto, and Latvala
       591-02335-15                                           2015746c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to diabetes awareness training for law
    3         enforcement officers; providing a short title;
    4         creating s. 943.1726, F.S.; requiring the Department
    5         of Law Enforcement to establish an online continued
    6         employment training component relating to diabetic
    7         emergencies; specifying topics to be included in the
    8         instruction; providing that completion of the training
    9         may count towards continued employment instruction
   10         requirements; providing an effective date.
   12  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   14         Section 1. This act may be cited as the “Arthur Green, Jr.,
   15  Act.”
   16         Section 2. Section 943.1726, Florida Statutes, is created
   17  to read:
   18         943.1726 Continued employment training relating to diabetic
   19  emergencies.The department shall establish an online continued
   20  employment training component relating to diabetic emergencies.
   21  Instruction shall include, but need not be limited to,
   22  recognition of symptoms of such an emergency, distinguishing
   23  such an emergency from alcohol intoxication or drug overdose,
   24  and appropriate first aid for such an emergency. Completion of
   25  the training component may count toward the 40 hours of
   26  instruction for continued employment or appointment as a law
   27  enforcement officer as required under s. 943.135.
   28         Section 3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2015.