Florida Senate - 2011                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 234
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/14/2011           .                                

       The Committee on Criminal Justice (Evers) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment to Substitute Amendment (245176) (with
    2  title amendment)
    4         Delete lines 6 - 93
    5  and insert:
    6         Section 1. Subsection (1), paragraph (c) of subsection (5),
    7  and subsection (12) of section 790.06, Florida Statutes, are
    8  amended to read:
    9         790.06 License to carry concealed weapon or firearm.—
   10         (1) The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is
   11  authorized to issue licenses to carry concealed weapons or
   12  concealed firearms to persons qualified as provided in this
   13  section. Each such license must bear a color photograph of the
   14  licensee. For the purposes of this section, concealed weapons or
   15  concealed firearms are defined as a handgun, electronic weapon
   16  or device, tear gas gun, knife, or billie, but the term does not
   17  include a machine gun as defined in s. 790.001(9). Such licenses
   18  shall be valid throughout the state for a period of 7 years from
   19  the date of issuance. Any person in compliance with the terms of
   20  such license may carry a concealed weapon or concealed firearm
   21  notwithstanding the provisions of s. 790.01, or may carry openly
   22  notwithstanding s. 790.053. The licensee must carry the license,
   23  together with valid identification, at all times in which the
   24  licensee is in actual possession of a concealed weapon or
   25  firearm and must display both the license and proper
   26  identification upon demand by a law enforcement officer. A
   27  violation Violations of the provisions of this subsection shall
   28  constitute a noncriminal violation with a penalty of $25,
   29  payable to the clerk of the court.
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   32         And the title is amended as follows:
   33         Delete lines 312 - 322
   34  and insert:
   35         An act relating to firearms; amending s. 790.06, F.S.;
   36         providing that a person in compliance with the terms
   37         of a concealed carry license may carry openly
   38         notwithstanding specified provisions; allowing the
   39         Division