Florida Senate - 2020 SB 1524 By Senator Gainer 2-00853-20 20201524__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to prohibited places for weapons and 3 firearms; amending s. 790.06, F.S.; authorizing 4 elected members of specified governing bodies who are 5 concealed weapon or firearm licensees to carry a 6 concealed weapon or firearm to a meeting of the 7 governing body of which he or she is a member; 8 providing an effective date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (12) of section 13 790.06, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 14 790.06 License to carry concealed weapon or firearm.— 15 (12)(a) A license issued under this section does not 16 authorize any person to openly carry a handgun or carry a 17 concealed weapon or firearm into: 18 1. Any place of nuisance as defined in s. 823.05; 19 2. Any police, sheriff, or highway patrol station; 20 3. Any detention facility, prison, or jail; 21 4. Any courthouse; 22 5. Any courtroom, except that nothing in this section would 23 preclude a judge from carrying a concealed weapon or determining 24 who will carry a concealed weapon in his or her courtroom; 25 6. Any polling place; 26 7. Any meeting of the governing body of a county, public 27 school district, municipality, or special district, except that 28 nothing in this section precludes an elected member of the 29 governing body of a county, public school district, 30 municipality, or special district licensed under this section 31 from carrying a concealed weapon or firearm to a meeting of the 32 governing body of which he or she is a member; 33 8. Any meeting of the Legislature or a committee thereof; 34 9. Any school, college, or professional athletic event not 35 related to firearms; 36 10. Any elementary or secondary school facility or 37 administration building; 38 11. Any career center; 39 12. Any portion of an establishment licensed to dispense 40 alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, which 41 portion of the establishment is primarily devoted to such 42 purpose; 43 13. Any college or university facility unless the licensee 44 is a registered student, employee, or faculty member of such 45 college or university and the weapon is a stun gun or nonlethal 46 electric weapon or device designed solely for defensive purposes 47 and the weapon does not fire a dart or projectile; 48 14. The inside of the passenger terminal and sterile area 49 of any airport, provided that no person shall be prohibited from 50 carrying any legal firearm into the terminal, which firearm is 51 encased for shipment for purposes of checking such firearm as 52 baggage to be lawfully transported on any aircraft; or 53 15. Any place where the carrying of firearms is prohibited 54 by federal law. 55 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.