Florida Senate - 2018                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1048
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  01/25/2018           .                                

       The Committee on Judiciary (Baxley) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Subsection (12) of section 790.06, Florida
    6  Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         790.06 License to carry concealed weapon or firearm.—
    8         (12)(a) A license issued under this section does not
    9  authorize any person to openly carry a handgun or carry a
   10  concealed weapon or firearm into:
   11         1. Any place of nuisance as defined in s. 823.05;
   12         2. Any police, sheriff, or highway patrol station;
   13         3. Any detention facility, prison, or jail;
   14         4. Any courthouse;
   15         5. Any courtroom, except that nothing in this section would
   16  preclude a judge from carrying a concealed weapon or determining
   17  who will carry a concealed weapon in his or her courtroom;
   18         6. Any polling place;
   19         7. Any meeting of the governing body of a county, public
   20  school district, municipality, or special district;
   21         8. Any meeting of the Legislature or a committee thereof;
   22         9. Any school, college, or professional athletic event not
   23  related to firearms;
   24         10. Any elementary or secondary school facility or
   25  administration building;
   26         11. Any career center;
   27         12. Any portion of an establishment licensed to dispense
   28  alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, which
   29  portion of the establishment is primarily devoted to such
   30  purpose;
   31         13. Any college or university facility unless the licensee
   32  is a registered student, employee, or faculty member of such
   33  college or university and the weapon is a stun gun or nonlethal
   34  electric weapon or device designed solely for defensive purposes
   35  and the weapon does not fire a dart or projectile;
   36         14. The inside of the passenger terminal and sterile area
   37  of any airport, provided that no person shall be prohibited from
   38  carrying any legal firearm into the terminal, which firearm is
   39  encased for shipment for purposes of checking such firearm as
   40  baggage to be lawfully transported on any aircraft; or
   41         15. Any place where the carrying of firearms is prohibited
   42  by federal law.
   43         (b) A person licensed under this section may shall not be
   44  prohibited from carrying or storing a firearm in a vehicle for
   45  lawful purposes.
   46         (c)1. Notwithstanding the prohibitions contained in this
   47  subsection or s. 790.115, a church, a synagogue, or any other
   48  religious institution, as that term is defined in s. 496.404,
   49  may authorize a person licensed under this section to carry a
   50  concealed handgun in an established physical place of worship at
   51  which religious services are regularly conducted provided that:
   52         a. If such property is not owned by the religious
   53  institution, the religious institution receives the permission
   54  of the property owner or administrator; and
   55         b. If the religious institution is using property that is
   56  an elementary or secondary school facility or career center or
   57  that is located on the property of a school, as defined in s.
   58  790.115, the person may not carry a concealed handgun on school
   59  property during school hours or during any time when curricular
   60  or extracurricular school-sponsored activities are taking place
   61  on the property.
   62         2. This paragraph does not authorize the carrying of a
   63  firearm in any place or in any manner prohibited by federal law
   64  or on the property of a public or private college, university,
   65  or other postsecondary educational institution.
   66         (d)(c) This section does not modify the terms or conditions
   67  of s. 790.251(7).
   68         (e)(d) Any person who knowingly and willfully violates any
   69  provision of this subsection commits a misdemeanor of the second
   70  degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
   71         Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.
   73  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   74  And the title is amended as follows:
   75         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   76  and insert:
   77                        A bill to be entitled                      
   78         An act relating to firearms; amending s. 790.06, F.S.;
   79         authorizing a church, a synagogue, or other religious
   80         institution to allow a concealed weapons or concealed
   81         firearms licensee to carry a concealed handgun in
   82         certain established physical places of worship under
   83         certain circumstances; providing applicability;
   84         providing an effective date.