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CS/SB 7026: Public Safety

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Rules

Public Safety; Citing this act as the “Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act”; authorizing the awarding of grants through the Crime Stoppers Trust Fund for student crime watch programs; establishing the Office of Safe Schools within the Department of Education; providing that each sheriff may establish a Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program and appoint certain volunteer school employees as school guardians; prohibiting a person who has been adjudicated mentally defective or been committed to a mental institution from owning or possessing a firearm until certain relief is obtained; prohibiting a person younger than a certain age from purchasing a firearm; prohibiting specified acts relating to the sale and possession of bump-fire stocks; creating the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission within the Department of Law Enforcement, etc. APPROPRIATION: $400,000,000.00

Effective Date: 3/9/2018
Last Action: 3/9/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-3, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 1940 (Ch. 2018-1), CS/CS/CS/HB 165 (Ch. 2018-128)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/21/2018 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Rules
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/18, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/26/2018 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Rules; YEAS 9 NAYS 4
• Filed
• Referred to Appropriations -SJ 386
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• Introduced -SJ 385
2/27/2018 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 12 NAYS 8 -SJ 409
2/28/2018 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 409
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/18 -SJ 435
• CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 413
3/1/2018 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 435
3/2/2018 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar for 03/03/2018 -SJ 564
3/3/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 582
• Amendment(s) adopted (234288) -SJ 583, 682
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 682
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 702, 704
• Amendment(s) adopted (126060, 685428) -SJ 704
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 20 NAYS 18 -SJ 704
3/5/2018 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 948
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/18
• Received -HJ 947, 948
3/6/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 954
• Amendment(s) failed (016711, 054141, 062303, 085069, 107435, 147693, 148261, 165285, 189485, 208537, 302037, 318573, 369087, 445841, 477965, 514191, 546223, 557599, 565819, 610235, 648267, 660309, 663795, 719009, 816207, 864999, 910341, 928617, 934169, 942041, 963171, 984139) -HJ 954, 1002
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/7/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1035, 1037
• CS passed; YEAS 67 NAYS 50 -HJ 1037
3/7/2018 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 882
3/8/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -SJ 968
3/9/2018 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2018-3, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 1940 (Ch. 2018-1), CS/CS/CS/HB 165 (Ch. 2018-128)