Florida Senate - 2015 CS for SB 746 By the Committee on Criminal Justice; and Senators Lee, Thompson, Soto, and Latvala 591-02335-15 2015746c1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to diabetes awareness training for law 3 enforcement officers; providing a short title; 4 creating s. 943.1726, F.S.; requiring the Department 5 of Law Enforcement to establish an online continued 6 employment training component relating to diabetic 7 emergencies; specifying topics to be included in the 8 instruction; providing that completion of the training 9 may count towards continued employment instruction 10 requirements; providing an effective date. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. This act may be cited as the “Arthur Green, Jr., 15 Act.” 16 Section 2. Section 943.1726, Florida Statutes, is created 17 to read: 18 943.1726 Continued employment training relating to diabetic 19 emergencies.—The department shall establish an online continued 20 employment training component relating to diabetic emergencies. 21 Instruction shall include, but need not be limited to, 22 recognition of symptoms of such an emergency, distinguishing 23 such an emergency from alcohol intoxication or drug overdose, 24 and appropriate first aid for such an emergency. Completion of 25 the training component may count toward the 40 hours of 26 instruction for continued employment or appointment as a law 27 enforcement officer as required under s. 943.135. 28 Section 3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2015.