Florida Senate - 2014                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1394
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Soto moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 43 and 44
    4  insert:
    5         Section 3. Subsections (4) and (6) of section 1006.07,
    6  Florida Statutes, are amended, and subsection (7) is added to
    7  that section, to read:
    8         1006.07 District school board duties relating to student
    9  discipline and school safety.—The district school board shall
   10  provide for the proper accounting for all students, for the
   11  attendance and control of students at school, and for proper
   12  attention to health, safety, and other matters relating to the
   13  welfare of students, including:
   15         (a) Formulate and prescribe policies and procedures for
   16  emergency drills and for actual emergencies, including, but not
   17  limited to, fires, natural disasters, active shooters, hostage
   18  situations, and bomb threats, for all the public schools of the
   19  district which comprise grades K-12. District school board
   20  policies shall include commonly used alarm system responses for
   21  specific types of emergencies and verification by each school
   22  that drills have been provided as required by law and fire
   23  protection codes. The emergency response agency that is
   24  responsible for notifying the school district for each type of
   25  emergency must be listed in the district’s emergency response
   26  policy.
   27         (b) Establish model emergency management and emergency
   28  preparedness procedures, including emergency notification
   29  procedures pursuant to paragraph (a), for the following life
   30  threatening emergencies:
   31         1. Weapon-use, and hostage, and active-shooter situations.
   32  The active-shooter situation procedures for each school shall be
   33  developed in consultation with a local law enforcement agency.
   34         2. Hazardous materials or toxic chemical spills.
   35         3. Weather emergencies, including hurricanes, tornadoes,
   36  and severe storms.
   37         4. Exposure as a result of a manmade emergency.
   38         (6) SAFETY AND SECURITY BEST PRACTICES.—Use the Safety and
   39  Security Best Practices developed by the Office of Program
   40  Policy Analysis and Government Accountability to conduct a self
   41  assessment of the school districts’ current safety and security
   42  practices. Based on these self-assessment findings, the district
   43  school superintendent shall provide recommendations to the
   44  district school board and local law enforcement agencies that
   45  are first responders to the district campuses which identify
   46  strategies and activities that the district school board should
   47  implement in order to improve school safety and security.
   48  Annually each district school board must receive the self
   49  assessment results at a publicly noticed district school board
   50  meeting to provide the public an opportunity to hear the
   51  district school board members discuss and take action on the
   52  report findings. Each district school superintendent shall
   53  report the self-assessment results and school board action to
   54  the commissioner within 30 days after the district school board
   55  meeting.
   57         (a) A district school board or private school principal or
   58  governing board must allow local law enforcement agencies that
   59  are first responders to the schools to tour the school campuses
   60  at least once every 3 years. Any changes related to school
   61  safety and emergency issues recommended by a law enforcement
   62  agency based on a campus tour must be documented by the district
   63  school board or the private school principal or governing board.
   64         (b) A school safety program shall be created and defined by
   65  the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and may
   66  include, but is not limited to, active shooter training, firearm
   67  proficiency, school resource officer training, crisis
   68  intervention training, weapons retention training, and
   69  continuing education and training. The school safety program
   70  shall be developed and created by January 1, 2015.
   71         Section 4. For the 2014-2015 fiscal year, the sum of
   72  $157,927 in nonrecurring funds is appropriated from the General
   73  Revenue Fund to the Department of Law Enforcement for the
   74  Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission to develop
   75  the training curriculum as required by s. 1006.07(7)(b), Florida
   76  Statutes.
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   79  And the title is amended as follows:
   80         Between lines 6 and 7
   81  insert:
   82         amending s. 1006.07, F.S., requiring that active
   83         shooter procedures for each school be developed in
   84         consultation with local law enforcement agencies;
   85         requiring that district school boards and private
   86         schools allow campus tours by local law enforcement
   87         agencies for specified purposes; requiring the
   88         Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission to
   89         develop a school safety program; providing an
   90         appropriation;