Florida Senate - 2014 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for SB 358
Senate . House
Floor: WD/2R .
04/03/2014 05:45 PM .
1 Senate Amendment
3 Delete lines 36 - 63
4 and insert:
5 (a)1. Conduct a level 2 background screening pursuant to s.
6 435.04 of each current and prospective athletic coach. The
7 authority may not delegate this responsibility to an individual
8 team and may not authorize any
No person shall be authorized by
9 the independent sanctioning authority to act as an athletic
10 coach unless a level 2 background screening is has been
11 conducted and does did not result in disqualification under
12 paragraph (b). Level 2 background screenings shall be conducted
13 annually for each athletic coach. For purposes of this section,
14 a background screening shall include be conducted with a search
15 of the athletic coach’s name or other identifying information
16 against state and federal registries of sexual predators and
17 sexual offenders, which are available to the public on Internet
18 sites provided by:
19 a. The Department of Law Enforcement under s. 943.043; and
20 b. The Attorney General of the United States under 42
21 U.S.C. s. 16920.
22 2. For purposes of this section, a background screening
23 conducted by a commercial consumer reporting agency in
24 compliance with the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act using the
25 identifying information referenced in subparagraph 1. and that
26 includes a level 2 background screening and a search of
27 searching that information against the sexual predator and
28 sexual offender Internet sites listed in sub-subparagraphs 1.a.
29 and b. shall be deemed to satisfy in compliance with the
30 requirements of this paragraph section.
31 (b) Disqualify any person from acting as an athletic coach
32 as provided in s. 435.04 or if he or she is identified on a