Florida Senate - 2019 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for CS for SB 7030
Senate . House
Senator Taddeo moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Delete lines 160 - 232
4 and insert:
5 active assailant incidents on school premises. A school guardian
6 may not
has no authority to act in any law enforcement capacity
7 except to the extent necessary to prevent or abate an active
8 assailant incident on a school premises. A Excluded from
9 participating in the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program are
10 individuals who exclusively perform classroom duties as
11 classroom teachers as defined in s. 1012.01(2)(a). This
12 limitation does not apply to classroom teachers of a Junior
13 Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program, a current
14 servicemember, as defined in s. 250.01, or a current or former
15 law enforcement officer, as defined in s. 943.10(1), (6), or
16 (8). The sheriff who establishes a chooses to establish the
17 program shall certify appoint as school guardians, without the
18 power of arrest, school employees or contract employees, as
19 specified in s. 1006.12(3), who volunteer and who:
20 1. Hold a valid license issued under s. 790.06.
21 2. Complete 132 total hours of comprehensive firearm safety
22 and proficiency training conducted by Criminal Justice Standards
23 and Training Commission-certified instructors, which must
25 a. Eighty hours of firearms instruction based on the
26 Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission’s Law
27 Enforcement Academy training model, which must include at least
28 10 percent but no more than 20 percent more rounds fired than
29 associated with academy training. Program participants must
30 achieve an 85 percent pass rate on the firearms training.
31 b. Sixteen hours of instruction in precision pistol.
32 c. Eight hours of discretionary shooting instruction using
33 state-of-the-art simulator exercises.
34 d. Eight hours of instruction in active shooter or
35 assailant scenarios.
36 e. Eight hours of instruction in defensive tactics.
37 f. Twelve hours of instruction in legal issues.
38 3. Pass a psychological evaluation administered by a
39 psychologist licensed under chapter 490 and designated by the
40 Department of Law Enforcement and submit the results of the
41 evaluation to the sheriff’s office. The Department of Law
42 Enforcement is authorized to provide the sheriff’s office with
43 mental health and substance abuse data for compliance with this
45 4. Submit to and pass an initial drug test and subsequent
46 random drug tests in accordance with the requirements of s.
47 112.0455 and the sheriff’s office.
48 5. Successfully complete ongoing training, weapon
49 inspection, and firearm qualification on at least an annual
51 6. Successfully complete at least 12 hours of a certified
52 nationally recognized diversity training program.
54 The sheriff shall issue a school guardian certificate to
55 individuals who meet the requirements of this paragraph and
56 subparagraph 2 . The sheriff shall maintain documentation of
57 weapon and equipment inspections, as well as the training,
58 certification, inspection, and qualification records of each
59 school guardian certified appointed by the sheriff. An
60 individual who is certified under this paragraph may serve as a
61 school guardian under s. 1006.12(3) only if he or she is
62 appointed by the applicable school district superintendent or
63 charter school principal and he or she is certified by the
64 sheriff of the county in which the district is located.
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67 And the title is amended as follows:
68 Delete lines 5 - 18
69 and insert:
70 F.S.; removing the prohibition against classroom
71 teachers serving as school guardians; conforming
72 provisions to changes made by the act; revising
73 certification requirements for school guardians;
74 prohibiting individuals from serving as school
75 guardians unless they are appointed by a
76 superintendent or charter school principal, as
77 applicable, and certified by the sheriff of the county
78 in which the district is located; amending s. 843.08,
79 F.S.; adding school