Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 70
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Stargel) recommended
       the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. This act may be cited as “Alyssa’s Law.”
    6         Section 2. Paragraph (c) of subsection (4) of section
    7  1006.07, Florida Statutes, is redesignated as paragraph (f), and
    8  a new paragraph (c) and paragraphs (d) and (e) are added to that
    9  subsection, to read:
   10         1006.07 District school board duties relating to student
   11  discipline and school safety.—The district school board shall
   12  provide for the proper accounting for all students, for the
   13  attendance and control of students at school, and for proper
   14  attention to health, safety, and other matters relating to the
   15  welfare of students, including:
   17         (c)Beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, each public
   18  school, including charter schools, shall implement an
   19  interoperable mobile panic alert system capable of connecting
   20  diverse emergency services technologies to ensure real-time
   21  coordination between multiple first responders. Such system,
   22  known as “Alyssa’s Alert,” must integrate with local public
   23  safety answering point infrastructure to transmit 911 calls and
   24  mobile device application activations.
   25         (d)In addition to the requirements of subsection (c), a
   26  public school district may implement additional strategies or
   27  systems to ensure real-time coordination between multiple first
   28  responders in a school security emergency.
   29         (e)For the 2020-2021 fiscal year, subject to the
   30  appropriation of funds in the General Appropriations Act for
   31  this purpose, the department shall issue a competitive
   32  solicitation to contract for a mobile panic alert system for all
   33  public schools statewide as provided in subsection (c). The
   34  department shall consult with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High
   35  School Public Safety Commission and the Florida Department of
   36  Law Enforcement in the development of the competitive
   37  solicitation for the statewide mobile panic alert system.
   38         Section 4. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.
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   41  And the title is amended as follows:
   42         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   43  and insert:
   44                        A bill to be entitled                      
   45         An act relating to alert systems in public schools;
   46         providing a short title; amending s. 1006.07, F.S.;
   47         requiring each public school to implement a mobile
   48         panic alert system for specified purposes beginning in
   49         a specified school year; providing requirements for
   50         such system; requiring the Department of Education to
   51         issue a competitive solicitation to contract for a
   52         mobile panic alert system for all public schools
   53         statewide; requiring the department to consult with
   54         the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety
   55         Commission and the Florida Department of Law
   56         Enforcement in the development of the competitive
   57         solicitation; providing an effective date.