Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 752
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Community Affairs (Bean) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Section 252.3568, Florida Statutes, is amended
    6  to read:
    7         252.3568 Emergency sheltering of persons with pets.—
    8         (1) In accordance with s. 252.35, the division shall
    9  address strategies for the evacuation of persons with pets in
   10  the shelter component of the state comprehensive emergency
   11  management plan and shall include the requirement for similar
   12  strategies in its standards and requirements for local
   13  comprehensive emergency management plans. The Department of
   14  Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Department of
   15  Education shall assist the division in determining strategies
   16  regarding this activity.
   17         (2)If a county maintains designated shelters, it must also
   18  designate a shelter that can accommodate persons with pets. The
   19  shelter must be in compliance with applicable FEMA Disaster
   20  Assistance Policies and Procedures and with safety procedures
   21  regarding the sheltering of pets established in the shelter
   22  component of both local and state comprehensive emergency
   23  management plans.
   24         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.
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   27  And the title is amended as follows:
   28         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   29  and insert:
   30                        A bill to be entitled                      
   31         An act relating to emergency sheltering of persons
   32         with pets; amending s. 252.3568, F.S.; requiring the
   33         Department of Education to assist the Division of
   34         Emergency Management in determining strategies
   35         regarding the evacuation of persons with pets;
   36         requiring counties that maintain designated shelters
   37         to designate a shelter that can accommodate persons
   38         with pets; specifying requirements for such shelters;
   39         providing an effective date.