Florida Senate - 2018 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 7026 Ì812208ÈÎ812208 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: UNFAV . 02/28/2018 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Appropriations (Braynon and Book) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete lines 1543 - 1734 4 and insert: 5 Section 23. Section 1006.149, Florida Statutes, is created 6 to read: 7 1006.149 Public School Emergency Response Learning System 8 Program.— 9 (1) The Public School Emergency Response Learning System 10 Program is established to assist school personnel in preparing 11 for and responding to active emergency situations and to 12 implement local notification systems for all Florida public 13 schools, with the ultimate goal of preventing tragedy and the 14 loss of life through proactive strategies. 15 (2) The program is created within the department and shall 16 be administered by the Office of Safe Schools, established 17 pursuant to s. 1001.217. Through the program, local law 18 enforcement agencies shall partner with participating public 19 preschools, public child care providers, or public school 20 districts and schools. Training, notifications, and resources 21 must be available for school personnel and students and their 22 families through, at minimum, the following mechanisms: 23 (a) Activities and direct training to mitigate risk and 24 save lives in emergency situations, such as lockdown, bomb 25 threat, active shooter, and other emergency situations. 26 (b) Vital local notification systems implemented to alert 27 schools of imminent danger. 28 (c) Other resources provided in conjunction with the 29 training including, but not limited to, an emergency plan flip 30 chart, communication cards, instructional resources, activity 31 books for children and teachers, and certificates of training 32 and completion. 33 (3) Each program participant must develop a preemptive plan 34 of action that includes multiple options for addressing various 35 situations based on the form of danger present and the unique 36 needs and circumstances of each school and its faculty, staff, 37 students, and visitors. 38 (4) A school district must include in its emergency 39 notification procedures established pursuant to s. 1006.07 any 40 program participant who notifies the district of his or her 41 desire to participate. 42 (5) Funding for program activities may be provided by the 43 Legislature to implement this section. 44 45 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 46 And the title is amended as follows: 47 Delete lines 164 - 184 48 and insert: 49 specified evaluations; creating s. 1006.149, F.S.; 50 establishing the Public School Emergency Response 51 Learning System Program within the department; 52 establishing the program as a partnership between 53 local law enforcement agencies and public education 54 entities; specifying activities, training, 55 notification systems, and resources provided through 56 the program; specifying the creation of a preemptive 57 plan of action; authorizing funding provided by the 58 Legislature to implement the program; creating s.