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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)

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  • 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    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 1212, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/24/2017 at 9:44 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1039 Emergency Alerts Plakon Identical Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee
    S 1646 Hit-and-run Alerts Torres Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.02703 Page 3 (pdf)
    784.072 Page 5 (pdf)

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