Florida Senate - 2019 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 536 Ì134900sÎ134900 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: WD . 03/20/2019 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Infrastructure and Security (Brandes) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete lines 266 - 307 4 and insert: 5 Section 4. The E911 Board for Enhanced 911 Services within 6 the Department of Management Services shall, by January 1, 2020, 7 prepare and submit a report on the 911 system and first 8 responder communications interoperability to the President of 9 the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The 10 report must contain findings and recommendations on the most 11 effective, efficient, and cost effective methods of creating and 12 implementing a system of receiving and processing emergency 911 13 calls and dispatching appropriate first responders to the 14 emergency situation. The report must include an estimate of the 15 costs of the system. The report must address the following 16 capabilities for the system: 17 (1) A requirement that each 911 Public Safety Answering 18 Point or PSAP in the state have the capability of directly 19 communicating via radio with the law enforcement, fire, and 20 emergency medical services providers that are designated first 21 responders for the service area in which the PSAP receives 911 22 calls. The PSAP must be able to complete all necessary 23 communications with the designated first responders without 24 having to transfer the call, or relay information received 25 during a 911 call, to another PSAP or emergency communications 26 center for dispatch. 27 (2) A requirement that each PSAP that receives 911 calls 28 have installed, in at least one dispatch console within its 29 emergency communications center, the primary radio dispatch 30 channels of every law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical 31 services provider in the county. 32 (3) A requirement that each sheriff establish protocols 33 under which a PSAP that does not dispatch calls for a law 34 enforcement, fire, or emergency medical services agency can 35 directly notify on-duty personnel of the first responder agency 36 of an emergency via radio without having first transferred the 37 911 call for dispatch to that agency or relayed information via 38 telephone or other indirect means. 39 (4) A requirement that each law enforcement agency head, 40 upon written request of any other law enforcement agency head in 41 the same county or an adjoining jurisdiction in another county, 42 authorize the requesting agency to install the other agency’s 43 primary dispatch channel in their mobile or portable radios. 44 45 46 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 47 And the title is amended as follows: 48 Delete lines 13 - 29 49 and insert: 50 interest; requiring a study and report to the 51 Legislature by the E911 Board for Enhanced 911 52 Services within the Department of Management Services 53 on methods of creating and implementing a system of 54 receiving and processing emergency 911 calls and 55 dispatching appropriate first responders to the 56 emergency situation; specifying capabilities of the 57 system; providing an effective date.