Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 972
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/19/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Judiciary (Bracy) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 141 and 142
    4  insert:
    5         (4) EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS.—No later than January 31, 2018,
    6  and periodically thereafter, the Attorney General shall consult
    7  with state and national hotel and lodging associations and
    8  recommend one or more educational programs designed to train
    9  employees of public lodging establishments in the identification
   10  and reporting of suspected human trafficking. The owner or
   11  operator of a public lodging establishment may not be held
   12  vicariously liable under this section if the establishment
   13  requires only those employees the establishment expects to
   14  routinely interact with guests to complete one of the
   15  recommended educational programs within 30 days of hiring or by
   16  July 1, 2018, whichever occurs later.
   18  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   19  And the title is amended as follows:
   20         Delete line 16
   21  and insert:
   22         subject to a statute of limitations; requiring the
   23         Attorney General to recommend one or more educational
   24         programs designed to train employees of public lodging
   25         establishments in the identification and reporting of
   26         suspected human trafficking; providing that the owner
   27         or operator of a public lodging establishment may not
   28         be held vicariously liable if certain employees
   29         complete such educational programs within a specified
   30         time; creating s.