Florida Senate - 2024                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1464
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/28/2024           .                                

       The Committee on Fiscal Policy (Calatayud) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 41 - 120
    4  and insert:
    5         316.0077Camera systems; contract procurement.—A contract
    6  awarded by a governmental entity outside this state or by a
    7  consortium or cooperative of governmental entities outside this
    8  state may not be used to procure contracts with manufacturers or
    9  vendors of school bus infraction detection systems, speed
   10  detection systems, traffic infraction detectors, or any other
   11  camera systems used for enforcing this chapter. This section
   12  applies to contracts entered into on or after July 1, 2025.
   13         Section 2. Section 316.0078, Florida Statutes, is created
   14  to read:
   15         316.0078Prohibition on contracting for camera systems of
   16  vendors of foreign countries of concern.—
   17         (1)As used in this section, the terms “controlling
   18  interest” and “foreign country of concern” have the same
   19  meanings as in s. 287.138(1).
   20         (2)On or after July 1, 2025, a governmental entity may not
   21  knowingly enter into or renew a contract with a contracting
   22  vendor of a school bus infraction detection system, speed
   23  detection system, traffic infraction detector, or any other
   24  camera system used for enforcing this chapter which is subject
   25  to s. 316.0076 if:
   26         (a)The contracting vendor is owned by the government of a
   27  foreign country of concern; or
   28         (b)The government of a foreign country of concern has a
   29  controlling interest in the contracting vendor.
   30         Section 3. Subsection (4) of section 316.0083, Florida
   31  Statutes, is amended to read:
   32         316.0083 Mark Wandall Traffic Safety Program;
   33  administration; report.—
   34         (4)(a)1.A county or municipality that desires to have one
   35  or more traffic infraction detectors placed or installed on or
   36  after July 1, 2025, in an area where no traffic infraction
   37  detectors are currently placed or installed must enact an
   38  ordinance in order to authorize the placement or installation
   39  of, or to authorize contracting with a vendor for the placement
   40  or installation of, one or more traffic infraction detectors to
   41  enforce s. 316.074(1) or s. 316.075(1)(c)1. As part of the
   42  public hearing on such proposed ordinance, the county or
   43  municipality must consider traffic data or other evidence
   44  supporting the installation and operation of each traffic
   45  infraction detector, and the county or municipality must
   46  determine whether the intersection at which a traffic infraction
   47  detector is to be placed or installed constitutes a heightened
   48  safety risk that warrants additional enforcement measures.
   49         2.A county or municipality that operates one or more
   50  traffic infraction detectors shall annually report the results
   51  of all traffic infraction detectors within the county’s or
   52  municipality’s jurisdiction by placing the annual report to the
   53  department required under paragraph (b) as a single reporting
   54  item on the agenda of a regular or special meeting of the
   55  county’s or municipality’s governing body. Before a county or
   56  municipality contracts or renews a contract to place or install
   57  one or more traffic infraction detectors, the county or
   58  municipality must approve the contract or contract renewal at a
   59  regular or special meeting of the county’s or municipality’s
   60  governing body.
   61         a.Interested members of the public must be allowed to
   62  comment regarding the report, contract, or contract renewal
   63  under the county’s or municipality’s public comment policies or
   64  formats, and the report, contract, or contract renewal may not
   65  be considered as part of a consent agenda.
   66         b.The report required under this subparagraph must include
   67  a written summary, which must be read aloud at the regular or
   68  special meeting, and the summary must contain, for the same time
   69  period pertaining to the annual report to the department
   70  required under paragraph (b), the number of notices of violation
   71  issued, the number that were contested, the number that were
   72  upheld, the number that were dismissed, the number that were
   73  issued as uniform traffic citations, and the number that were
   74  paid and how collected funds were distributed and in what
   75  amounts. The county or municipality shall report to the
   76  department that the county’s or municipality’s annual report was
   77  considered in accordance with this subparagraph, including the
   78  date of the regular or special meeting at which the annual
   79  report was considered.
   80         3.The compliance or sufficiency of compliance with this
   81  paragraph may not be raised in a proceeding challenging a
   82  violation of s. 316.074(1) or s. 316.075(1)(c)1. enforced by a
   83  traffic infraction detector.
   84         4.A county or municipality that does not comply with this
   85  paragraph is suspended from operating traffic infraction
   86  detectors under this subsection until such noncompliance is
   87  corrected.
   88         (b)(a) Each county or municipality that operates a traffic
   89  infraction detector shall submit a report by October 1, 2012,
   90  and annually thereafter, to the department which details the
   91  results of using the traffic infraction detector and the
   92  procedures for enforcement for the preceding state fiscal year.
   93  The information submitted by the counties and municipalities
   94  must include:
   95         1.The number of notices of violation issued, the number
   96  that were contested, the number that were upheld, the number
   97  that were dismissed, the number that were issued as uniform
   98  traffic citations, the number that were paid, and the number in
   99  each of the preceding categories for which the notice of
  100  violation was issued for a right-hand turn violation.
  101         2.A description of alternative safety countermeasures
  102  taken before and after the placement or installation of a
  103  traffic infraction detector.
  104         3. Statistical data and information required by the
  105  department to complete the summary report required under
  106  paragraph (c) (b).
  108  The department must publish each report submitted by a county or
  109  municipality pursuant to this paragraph on its website.
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  112  And the title is amended as follows:
  113         Delete lines 3 - 33
  114  and insert:
  115         316.0077, F.S.; prohibiting contracts awarded by
  116         certain entities outside this state from being used to
  117         procure contracts with manufacturers or vendors of
  118         camera systems used for traffic enforcement; providing
  119         applicability; creating s. 316.0078, F.S.; defining
  120         the terms “controlling interest” and “foreign country
  121         of concern”; prohibiting a governmental entity from
  122         knowingly entering into or renewing certain contracts
  123         for camera systems used for traffic enforcement;
  124         amending s. 316.0083, F.S.; requiring certain counties
  125         or municipalities to enact an ordinance to authorize
  126         placement or installation of traffic infraction
  127         detectors; requiring the county or municipality to
  128         consider certain evidence and make a certain
  129         determination at a public hearing on such ordinance;
  130         requiring a county or municipality to annually report
  131         to the department the results of all traffic
  132         infraction detectors and place a specified annual
  133         report on the agenda of a regular or special meeting
  134         of its governing body; requiring approval by the
  135         governing body at a regular or special meeting before
  136         contracting or renewing a contract to place or install
  137         traffic infraction detectors; providing for public
  138         comment; prohibiting such report, contract, or
  139         contract renewal from being considered as part of a
  140         consent agenda; providing requirements for a written
  141         summary of such report; prohibiting compliance with
  142         certain provisions from being raised in a proceeding
  143         challenging a violation; providing for suspension of a
  144         noncompliant county or municipality from operating
  145         traffic infraction detectors until such noncompliance
  146         is corrected; providing requirements for reports
  147         submitted to the department by counties and
  148         municipalities regarding use of and enforcement by
  149         traffic infraction detectors; requiring the department