CS for CS for SB 70 First Engrossed 202070e1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to alert systems in public schools; 3 providing a short title; amending s. 1006.07, F.S.; 4 requiring each public school to implement an 5 interoperable mobile panic alert system for specified 6 purposes beginning in a specified school year; 7 providing requirements for such system; requiring the 8 Department of Education to issue a competitive 9 solicitation to contract for an interoperable mobile 10 panic alert system for all public schools statewide, 11 subject to appropriation; requiring the department to 12 consult with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School 13 Public Safety Commission, the Department of Law 14 Enforcement, and the Division of Emergency Management 15 in the development of the competitive solicitation; 16 providing an effective date. 17 18 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 19 20 Section 1. This act may be cited as “Alyssa’s Law.” 21 Section 2. Present paragraph (c) of subsection (4) of 22 section 1006.07, Florida Statutes, is redesignated as paragraph 23 (f), and a new paragraph (c) and paragraphs (d) and (e) are 24 added to that subsection, to read: 25 1006.07 District school board duties relating to student 26 discipline and school safety.—The district school board shall 27 provide for the proper accounting for all students, for the 28 attendance and control of students at school, and for proper 29 attention to health, safety, and other matters relating to the 30 welfare of students, including: 31 (4) EMERGENCY DRILLS; EMERGENCY PROCEDURES.— 32 (c) Beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, each public 33 school, including charter schools, shall implement an 34 interoperable mobile panic alert system capable of connecting 35 diverse emergency services technologies to ensure real-time 36 coordination between multiple first responders. Such system, 37 known as “Alyssa’s Alert,” must integrate with local public 38 safety answering point infrastructure to transmit 911 calls and 39 mobile device application activations. 40 (d) In addition to the requirements of paragraph (c), a 41 public school district may implement additional strategies or 42 systems to ensure real-time coordination between multiple first 43 responders in a school security emergency. 44 (e) For the 2020-2021 fiscal year, subject to the 45 appropriation of funds in the General Appropriations Act for 46 this purpose, the department shall issue a competitive 47 solicitation to contract for a mobile panic alert system for all 48 public schools statewide as provided in paragraph (c). The 49 department shall consult with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High 50 School Public Safety Commission, the Department of Law 51 Enforcement, and the Division of Emergency Management in the 52 development of the competitive solicitation for the statewide 53 mobile panic alert system. 54 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.