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.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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.