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SB 1212: Emergency Alerts


Emergency Alerts; Authorizing a law enforcement agency to request the Florida Highway Patrol to activate a Yellow Alert if a hit-and-run incident is reported to the agency and the agency determines that specified requirements are satisfied; providing that radio, television, and cable and satellite systems are encouraged to cooperate in disseminating the information contained in a Yellow Alert; authorizing a local law enforcement agency to activate the Emergency Alert System and issue a Lockdown Alert to public and private schools and child care facilities under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/24/2017 Senate • Filed
3/6/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 128
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 128
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education