Florida Senate - 2020 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 70 Ì326096?Î326096 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Book) recommended the following: 1 Senate Substitute for Amendment (889996) (with title 2 amendment) 3 4 Delete everything after the enacting clause 5 and insert: 6 Section 1. This act may be cited as “Alyssa’s Law.” 7 Section 2. Present paragraph (c) of subsection (4) of 8 section 1006.07, Florida Statutes, is redesignated as paragraph 9 (e), and new paragraphs (c) and (d) are added to that 10 subsection, to read: 11 1006.07 District school board duties relating to student 12 discipline and school safety.—The district school board shall 13 provide for the proper accounting for all students, for the 14 attendance and control of students at school, and for proper 15 attention to health, safety, and other matters relating to the 16 welfare of students, including: 17 (4) EMERGENCY DRILLS; EMERGENCY PROCEDURES.— 18 (c) Beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, each public 19 elementary, middle, and high school campus, including charter 20 schools, must implement a mobile panic alarm system or a panic 21 button system with interoperability capability to connect 22 diverse emergency services technologies to ensure real-time 23 coordination between multiple first responders. Such system, 24 which shall be referred to as “Alyssa’s Alert,” shall integrate 25 with local public safety answering point infrastructure to 26 transmit 911 calls and mobile device application activations. 27 Each school must be equipped with such a system for use in a 28 school security emergency, including, but not limited to, a 29 nonfire evacuation, a lockdown, or an active shooter event, and 30 the system must effectively notify everyone on campus of the 31 emergency. The panic alarm system must: 32 1. Be accessible to administrators, teachers, staff, and 33 other designated personnel at all locations on the school 34 grounds. 35 2. Be directly linked to the main office at the school and 36 to local law enforcement agencies that are designated as first 37 responders to the school’s campus. 38 3. Immediately transmit a signal or message to local law 39 enforcement agencies upon activation. 40 (d) The department shall issue a competitive solicitation 41 to identify panic alarm system options that may be used by 42 school districts. In identifying the options available to school 43 districts, the department shall consider the ability of a system 44 to provide audible and visual notifications to protect persons 45 who are hearing or visually impaired and the interoperability of 46 the system. 47 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020. 48 49 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 50 And the title is amended as follows: 51 Delete everything before the enacting clause 52 and insert: 53 A bill to be entitled 54 An act relating to panic alarms in public schools; 55 providing a short title; amending s. 1006.07, F.S.; 56 requiring each public school campus, including charter 57 schools, to implement a panic alarm system for 58 specified purposes, beginning in a specified school 59 year; providing requirements for such system; 60 authorizing the Department of Education to issue a 61 competitive solicitation to identify panic alarm 62 system options to be used by school districts; 63 requiring the department to consider certain factors 64 during review of responses to the solicitation; 65 providing an effective date.