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2016 Florida Statutes

SECTION 132
Implementation of federal qualified active or qualified retired law enforcement concealed firearms provisions.
F.S. 943.132
943.132 Implementation of federal qualified active or qualified retired law enforcement concealed firearms provisions.
(1) The commission shall by rule establish the manner in which Title 18, 44 U.S.C. ss. 926B and 926C, relating to the carrying of concealed firearms by qualified law enforcement officers and qualified retired law enforcement officers, as defined in the act, shall be implemented in the state. In order to facilitate the implementation within the state of Title 18, 44 U.S.C. ss. 926B and 926C, the commission shall authorize a uniform firearms proficiency verification card to be issued to persons who achieve a passing score on the firing range testing component as used in the minimum firearms proficiency course applicable to active law enforcement officers, indicating the person’s name and the date upon which he or she achieved the passing score. Each such card shall be issued only by firearms instructors with current certifications from the commission.
(2) Facilities operating firing ranges on which firearms instructors certified by the commission administer the firing range testing component as utilized in the minimum firearms proficiency course applicable to active law enforcement officers may open the firing range under terms and conditions established by the operating entity to other persons for purposes of allowing such persons to demonstrate their ability to achieve a passing score on the firing range testing component as utilized in the minimum firearms proficiency course. All costs associated with the demonstration by any such person that he or she meets the requirements of the firing range testing component as utilized in the minimum firearms proficiency course shall be at the expense of the person being tested.
History.s. 1, ch. 2007-111; s. 29, ch. 2013-116.