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SB 790: 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; 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; requiring the Department of Law Enforcement, in cooperation with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and the Department of Transportation, to activate the Emergency Alert System and issue an Imminent Threat Alert to the public at the request of a local law enforcement agency under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Infrastructure and Security
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Infrastructure and Security (IS)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/6/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 91
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 90
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Infrastructure and Security

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  • SB 790, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/6/2019 at 2:23 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1385 Emergency Alerts Rommel Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

    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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