Florida Senate - 2021                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/HB 1, 1st Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Appropriations (Powell) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 1040 and 1041
    4  insert:
    5         Section 21. Racial and ethnic impact study.
    6         (1)As used in this section, the term:
    7         (a)“Criminal offender population” means all persons who
    8  are convicted of a crime or adjudicated delinquent for an act
    9  that, if committed by an adult, would constitute a crime.
   10         (b)“Demonstrations” includes all physical congregations of
   11  three or more people directed against a political entity, a
   12  government institution, a policy group, an individual, a
   13  tradition or event, a business, or any other private
   14  institution. The term includes demonstrations affiliated with an
   15  organization, such as the National Association for the
   16  Advancement of Colored People; a movement, such as Black Lives
   17  Matter; a political party, such as the Republican Party;
   18  identity groups, such as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender
   19  groups, women, and Native Americans; or a topic, such as climate
   20  change, opposition to vaccinations, or COVID-19 restrictions.
   21  Examples of demonstrations include, but are not limited to:
   22         1.Permitted and nonpermitted gatherings, peaceful
   23  protests, unlawful assemblies, and counter-protests;
   24         2.Demonstrations that involve engagement in violence,
   25  vandalism, looting, road-blocking using barricades, and burning
   26  tires or other materials; and
   27         3.Riots, extremist violence, mob attacks, and nonstate
   28  militia activity.
   29         (c)“Juvenile offender population” means persons who are
   30  found to be within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court under
   31  chapter 985, Florida Statutes.
   32         (d)“Office” means the Office of Program Policy Analysis
   33  and Government Accountability.
   34         (2)By July 1, 2022, the office shall prepare a racial and
   35  ethnic impact study for the provisions adopted under this act.
   36  The racial and ethnic impact study must be impartial, simple,
   37  and understandable and, for racial and ethnic groups for which
   38  data are available, must include all the following:
   39         (a)Data showing the number of demonstrations between the
   40  effective date of the act and December 31, 2021, the ideologies
   41  and primary goals of each demonstration, and the racial and
   42  ethnic makeup of the participants in each demonstration.
   43         (b)Data showing the level of law enforcement or military
   44  intervention at each demonstration, including, but not limited
   45  to, all instances of use of lethal and nonlethal force,
   46  excessive force, and any other forms of intervention.
   47         (c)Data showing the number of arrests, the racial and
   48  ethnic identification of each individual arrested, and the
   49  disposition of each case pursued under the provisions adopted
   50  under this act.
   51         (d)A summary of the effects, if any, of this act on the
   52  racial and ethnic criminal offender population or juvenile
   53  offender population.
   54         (e)A summary of whether or not this act has changed the
   55  racial and ethnic composition of the criminal offender
   56  population or juvenile offender population.
   57         (f)A statement of the methodologies used in collecting the
   58  data under paragraphs (a)–(e).
   59         (3)The office shall make the racial and ethnic impact
   60  study publicly available on its website.
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   63  And the title is amended as follows:
   64         Between lines 97 and 98
   65  insert:
   66         defining terms; requiring that by a specified date the
   67         Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government
   68         Accountability prepare a certain racial and ethnic
   69         impact study; providing study requirements; requiring
   70         the office to make the racial and ethnic impact study
   71         publicly available on its website;