Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 168
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Judiciary (Rodriguez) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 116 - 147
    4  and insert:
    5  state police departments, and the Department of Corrections. The
    6  term includes an official or employee of such an agency.
    7  However, the term excludes state university and college police
    8  departments, school resource officers, and participants of
    9  school guardian programs.
   10         (5)“Local governmental entity” means any county,
   11  municipality, or other political subdivision of this state. The
   12  term includes a person holding public office or having official
   13  duties as a representative, an agent, or an employee of the
   14  entity.
   15         (6)“Sanctuary policy” means a law, policy, practice,
   16  procedure, or custom adopted by or permitted by a state entity,
   17  local governmental entity, or law enforcement agency which
   18  contravenes 8 U.S.C. s. 1373(a) or (b) or which knowingly
   19  prohibits or impedes a law enforcement agency from communicating
   20  or cooperating with a federal immigration agency with respect to
   21  federal immigration enforcement, including, but not limited to,
   22  limiting a state entity, local governmental entity, or law
   23  enforcement agency in, or prohibiting such an entity or agency
   24  from:
   25         (a)Complying with an immigration detainer;
   26         (b)Complying with a request from a federal immigration
   27  agency to notify the agency before the release of an inmate or
   28  detainee in the custody of the state entity, local governmental
   29  entity, or law enforcement agency;
   30         (c)Providing a federal immigration agency access to an
   31  inmate for interview;
   32         (d)Initiating an immigration status investigation; or
   33         (e)Providing a federal immigration agency with an inmate’s
   34  incarceration status or release date.
   35         (7)“State entity” means the state or any office, board,
   36  bureau, commission, department, branch, division, or institution
   37  thereof. The term includes a person holding public office or
   38  having official duties as a representative, an agent, or an
   39  employee of the entity. However, the term excludes the State
   40  University System, the Florida College System, the Department of
   41  Education, and the Department of Children and Families.