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

       The Committee on Infrastructure and Security (Bean) recommended
       the following:
    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 any designated shelters, it must
   18  also designate and operate at least one shelter that can
   19  accommodate persons with pets. The shelter must be in compliance
   20  with any applicable disaster assistance policies and procedures
   21  of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and with safety
   22  procedures regarding the sheltering of pets established in the
   23  shelter component of the local and state comprehensive emergency
   24  management plans.
   25         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.
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   28  And the title is amended as follows:
   29         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   30  and insert:
   31                        A bill to be entitled                      
   32         An act relating to emergency sheltering of persons
   33         with pets; amending s. 252.3568, F.S.; requiring the
   34         Department of Education to assist the Division of
   35         Emergency Management in determining strategies
   36         regarding the evacuation of persons with pets;
   37         requiring counties that meet specified criteria to
   38         designate and operate at least one shelter that can
   39         accommodate persons with pets; specifying requirements
   40         for such shelters; providing an effective date.