Florida Senate - 2019                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 7030
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Taddeo moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (684762) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Delete lines 15 - 101
    5  and insert:
    6  premises. A school guardian may not has no authority to act in
    7  any law enforcement capacity except to the extent necessary to
    8  prevent or abate an active assailant incident on a school
    9  premises. A Excluded from participating in the Coach Aaron Feis
   10  Guardian Program are individuals who exclusively perform
   11  classroom duties as classroom teachers as defined in s.
   12  1012.01(2)(a). This limitation does not apply to classroom
   13  teachers of a Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program, a
   14  current servicemember, as defined in s. 250.01, or a current or
   15  former law enforcement officer, as defined in s. 943.10(1), (6),
   16  or (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
   24  include:
   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
   44  paragraph.
   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
   50  basis.
   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.
   66  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   67  And the title is amended as follows:
   68         Delete lines 1226 - 1248
   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 are certified by the sheriff of the
   78         county in which the district is located; amending s.
   79         843.08, F.S.; adding school