Florida Senate - 2017                                     SB 620
       By Senator Steube
       23-00696-17                                            2017620__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to concealed weapons or firearms;
    3         amending s. 790.06, F.S.; authorizing a concealed
    4         weapons or concealed firearms licensee to carry a
    5         concealed weapon or firearm into any meeting or
    6         committee meeting of the Legislature; providing an
    7         effective date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (12) of section
   12  790.06, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   13         790.06 License to carry concealed weapon or firearm.—
   14         (12)(a) A license issued under this section does not
   15  authorize any person to openly carry a handgun or carry a
   16  concealed weapon or firearm into:
   17         1. Any place of nuisance as defined in s. 823.05;
   18         2. Any police, sheriff, or highway patrol station;
   19         3. Any detention facility, prison, or jail;
   20         4. Any courthouse;
   21         5. Any courtroom, except that nothing in this section would
   22  preclude a judge from carrying a concealed weapon or determining
   23  who will carry a concealed weapon in his or her courtroom;
   24         6. Any polling place;
   25         7. Any meeting of the governing body of a county, public
   26  school district, municipality, or special district;
   27         8. Any meeting of the Legislature or a committee thereof;
   28         8.9. Any school, college, or professional athletic event
   29  not related to firearms;
   30         9.10. Any elementary or secondary school facility or
   31  administration building;
   32         10.11. Any career center;
   33         11.12. Any portion of an establishment licensed to dispense
   34  alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, which
   35  portion of the establishment is primarily devoted to such
   36  purpose;
   37         12.13. Any college or university facility unless the
   38  licensee is a registered student, employee, or faculty member of
   39  such college or university and the weapon is a stun gun or
   40  nonlethal electric weapon or device designed solely for
   41  defensive purposes and the weapon does not fire a dart or
   42  projectile;
   43         13.14. The inside of the passenger terminal and sterile
   44  area of any airport, provided that no person shall be prohibited
   45  from carrying any legal firearm into the terminal, which firearm
   46  is encased for shipment for purposes of checking such firearm as
   47  baggage to be lawfully transported on any aircraft; or
   48         14.15. Any place where the carrying of firearms is
   49  prohibited by federal law.
   50         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.