Florida Senate - 2021                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/HB 1, 1st Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 13/F/2R         .                                
             04/14/2021 04:01 PM       .                                

       Senator Jones moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 306 and 307
    4  insert:
    5         (c)The State of Florida has a duty to equitably and fairly
    6  enforce its laws, with little to no disparate impact on the
    7  members of any specific racial or ethnic group. If the State of
    8  Florida or a person authorized by the State of Florida breaches
    9  that duty, the state is civilly liable for any damages
   10  proximately caused by the breach of duty by the state or the
   11  authorized person. This liability is limited to any adverse
   12  impact stemming from the disproportionate application of various
   13  laws adopted to combat public disorder. The sovereign immunity
   14  recovery limits in paragraph (a) do not apply to an action under
   15  this paragraph.
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   18  And the title is amended as follows:
   19         Delete line 24
   20  and insert:
   21         duty; providing that the State of Florida has a duty
   22         to equitably and fairly enforce its laws; providing
   23         that the state is civilly liable for damages under
   24         certain circumstances; providing that certain
   25         limitations on recovery do not apply; amending s.
   26         784.011, F.S.; reclassifying the