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HB 1039: Emergency Alerts

GENERAL BILL by Plakon ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes, J.

Emergency Alerts; Authorizes law enforcement agency to request FHP to activate Yellow Alert if hit-and-run incident is reported to agency & agency determines that specified requirements are satisfied; requires FHP, upon activation of alert, to assist investigating law enforcement agency by issuing alert, in cooperation with DHSMV & DOT, using certain dynamic message signs; authorizes local law enforcement agency to activate Emergency Alert System & issue Lockdown Alert to schools & child care facilities; requires local law enforcement agencies to create & maintain list of all schools & child care facilities; requires FDLE, in cooperation with DHSMV & DOT, to activate Emergency Alert System & issue an Imminent Threat Alert to public at request of local law enforcement agency in certain circumstances.

Effective Date: 10/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/24/2017 House • Filed
3/6/2017 House • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 112
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 112
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee