Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 7040
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/21/2020           .                                

       The Committee on Appropriations (Diaz) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraph (k) of subsection (1) of section
    6  30.15, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         30.15 Powers, duties, and obligations.—
    8         (1) Sheriffs, in their respective counties, in person or by
    9  deputy, shall:
   10         (k) Assist district school boards and charter school
   11  governing boards in complying with s. 1006.12. A sheriff must,
   12  at a minimum, provide access to a Coach Aaron Feis Guardian
   13  Program training to aid in the prevention or abatement of active
   14  assailant incidents on school premises, as required under this
   15  paragraph. Persons certified as Feis guardian program certified
   16  school guardians or Feis guardian program certified school
   17  security guards pursuant to this paragraph do not have no
   18  authority to act in any law enforcement capacity except to the
   19  extent necessary to prevent or abate an active assailant
   20  incident.
   21         1.a. If a local school board has voted by a majority to
   22  implement a Feis guardian program, the sheriff in that county
   23  shall establish a Feis guardian program to provide training,
   24  pursuant to subparagraph 2., to school district or charter
   25  school employees directly; through a contract with an entity
   26  selected by the local sheriff, provided that the local sheriff
   27  oversees, supervises, and certifies all aspects of the contract
   28  governing the Feis guardian program for the local jurisdiction;
   29  , either directly or through a contract with another sheriff’s
   30  office that has established a Feis guardian program; or through
   31  any combination thereof. To facilitate effective training and
   32  emergency response in the event of an active assailant
   33  situation, a sheriff who contracts with one or more county
   34  sheriffs to provide Feis guardian program training and
   35  certification for the local school district and charter schools
   36  within its county jurisdiction shall notify, in writing, the
   37  local district school superintendent and charter school
   38  administrators of all county-specific protocols incorporated
   39  into the contracted Feis guardian program training and
   40  certification requirements.
   41         b. A charter school governing board in a school district
   42  that has not voted, or has declined, to implement a Feis
   43  guardian program may request the sheriff in the county to
   44  establish a Feis guardian program for the purpose of training
   45  the charter school employees. If the county sheriff denies the
   46  request, the charter school governing board may contract with a
   47  sheriff that has established a Feis guardian program to provide
   48  such training. The charter school governing board must notify,
   49  in writing, the superintendent and the sheriff in the charter
   50  school’s county of the contract prior to its execution.
   51         c. The sheriff conducting the Feis guardian program
   52  training pursuant to subparagraph 2. shall will be reimbursed by
   53  the Department of Education for screening-related and training
   54  related costs for Feis guardian program certified school
   55  guardians and Feis guardian program certified school security
   56  guards as provided in s. 1006.12(3) and (4), respectively, and
   57  for providing a one-time stipend of $500 to each Feis guardian
   58  program certified school guardian who participates in the Feis
   59  school guardian program as an employee of a school district or
   60  charter school.
   61         2. A sheriff who establishes a Feis guardian training
   62  program shall consult with the Department of Law Enforcement on
   63  programmatic guiding principles, practices, and resources, and
   64  shall certify, without the power of arrest, Feis guardian
   65  program certified as school guardians, without the power of
   66  arrest, school employees, as specified in s. 1006.12(3) and Feis
   67  guardian program school security guards as specified in s.
   68  1006.12(4), who:
   69         a. Hold a valid license issued under s. 790.06, applicable
   70  to district or school employees serving as Feis guardian program
   71  certified school guardians pursuant to s. 1006.12(3); or hold a
   72  valid Class “D” and Class “G” license issued under chapter 493,
   73  applicable to individuals contracted to serve as Feis guardian
   74  program certified school security guards under s. 1006.12(4).
   75         b. Complete a 144-hour training program, consisting of 12
   76  hours of certified nationally recognized diversity training and
   77  132 total hours of comprehensive firearm safety and proficiency
   78  training, conducted by Criminal Justice Standards and Training
   79  Commission-certified instructors who hold active instructional
   80  certifications, which must include:
   81         (I) Eighty hours of firearms instruction based on the
   82  Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission’s Law
   83  Enforcement Academy training model, which must include at least
   84  10 percent but no more than 20 percent more rounds fired than
   85  associated with academy training. Program participants must
   86  achieve an 85 percent pass rate on the firearms training.
   87         (II) Sixteen hours of instruction in precision pistol.
   88  Training must include night and low-light shooting conditions.
   89         (III) Eight hours of discretionary shooting instruction
   90  using state-of-the-art simulator exercises.
   91         (IV) Eight hours of instruction in active shooter or
   92  assailant scenarios.
   93         (V) Eight hours of instruction in defensive tactics.
   94         (VI) Twelve hours of instruction in legal issues.
   95         c. Submit to and pass a psychological evaluation
   96  administered by a licensed professional psychologist licensed
   97  under chapter 490 and designated by the Department of Law
   98  Enforcement and submit the results of the evaluation to the
   99  sheriff’s office. The sheriff’s office must review and approve
  100  the results of each applicant’s psychological evaluation before
  101  accepting the applicant into the Feis guardian program. The
  102  Department of Law Enforcement is authorized to provide the
  103  sheriff’s office with mental health and substance abuse data for
  104  compliance with this paragraph.
  105         d. Submit to and pass an initial drug test and subsequent
  106  random drug tests in accordance with the requirements of s.
  107  112.0455 and the sheriff’s office. The sheriff’s office must
  108  review and approve the results of each applicant’s drug tests
  109  before accepting the applicant into the Feis guardian program.
  110         e. Successfully complete ongoing training conducted by a
  111  Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission-certified
  112  instructor who holds an active instructional certification,
  113  weapon inspection, and firearm qualification on at least an
  114  annual basis, as required by the sheriff’s office.
  116  The sheriff who conducts the Feis guardian program training
  117  pursuant to this paragraph shall issue a Feis school guardian
  118  program certificate to individuals who meet the requirements of
  119  this section to the satisfaction of the sheriff, and shall
  120  maintain documentation of weapon and equipment inspections, as
  121  well as the training, certification, inspection, and
  122  qualification records of each Feis guardian program certified
  123  school guardian and Feis guardian program certified school
  124  security guard certified by the sheriff. An individual who is
  125  certified under this paragraph may serve as a Feis guardian
  126  program certified school guardian under s. 1006.12(3) or a Feis
  127  guardian program certified school security guard under s.
  128  1006.12(4) only if he or she is appointed by the applicable
  129  district school superintendent school district superintendent or
  130  charter school administrator principal.
  131         Section 2. Effective October 1, 2020, paragraph (c) is
  132  added to subsection (2) of section 943.082, Florida Statutes, to
  133  read:
  134         943.082 School Safety Awareness Program.—
  135         (2) The reporting tool must notify the reporting party of
  136  the following information:
  137         (c) That, if following investigation, it is determined that
  138  a person knowingly submitted a false tip through FortifyFL, the
  139  IP address of the device on which the tip was submitted will be
  140  provided to law enforcement agencies for further investigation
  141  and the reporting party may be subject to criminal penalties
  142  under s. 837.05. In all other circumstances, unless the
  143  reporting party has chosen to disclose his or her identity, the
  144  report must remain anonymous.
  145         Section 3. Effective upon becoming law, paragraph (a) of
  146  subsection (2) of section 943.687, Florida Statutes, is amended
  147  to read:
  148         943.687 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety
  149  Commission.—
  150         (2)(a)1. The commission shall convene no later than June 1,
  151  2018, and shall be composed of 16 members. Five members shall be
  152  appointed by the President of the Senate, five members shall be
  153  appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and
  154  five members shall be appointed by the Governor. From the
  155  members of the commission, the Governor shall appoint the chair.
  156  Appointments must be made by April 30, 2018. The Commissioner of
  157  the Department of Law Enforcement shall serve as a member of the
  158  commission. The Secretary of Children and Families, the
  159  Secretary of Juvenile Justice, the Secretary of Health Care
  160  Administration, and the Commissioner of Education shall serve as
  161  ex officio, nonvoting members of the commission. Members shall
  162  serve at the pleasure of the officer who appointed the member. A
  163  vacancy on the commission shall be filled in the same manner as
  164  the original appointment.
  165         2.In addition to the membership requirements of
  166  subparagraph 1., beginning June 1, 2020, the commission shall
  167  include three additional members selected from among the state’s
  168  actively serving district school superintendents, school
  169  principals, and classroom teachers. The additional members must
  170  be appointed by May 30, 2020, one each by the Governor, the
  171  President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of
  172  Representatives. Thereafter, to the extent possible, future
  173  appointments to fill vacancies or replace members of the
  174  commission must give consideration to achieving an equal balance
  175  of school district, law enforcement, and health care
  176  professional representation which reflects the cultural
  177  diversity of the state.
  178         Section 4. Paragraphs (c) and (f) of subsection (2) of
  179  section 985.12, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
  180         985.12 Civil citation or similar prearrest diversion
  181  programs.—
  184         (c) The state attorney of each circuit shall operate a
  185  civil citation or similar prearrest diversion program in each
  186  circuit. A sheriff, police department, county, municipality,
  187  locally authorized entity, or public or private educational
  188  institution may continue to operate an independent civil
  189  citation or similar prearrest diversion program that is in
  190  operation as of October 1, 2018, if the independent program is
  191  reviewed by the state attorney of the applicable circuit and he
  192  or she determines that the independent program is substantially
  193  similar to the civil citation or similar prearrest diversion
  194  program developed by the circuit. If the state attorney
  195  determines that the independent program is not substantially
  196  similar to the civil citation or similar prearrest diversion
  197  program developed by the circuit, the operator of the
  198  independent diversion program may revise the program and the
  199  state attorney may conduct an additional review of the
  200  independent program. The department and the state attorney of
  201  each judicial circuit shall monitor and enforce compliance with
  202  school-based diversion program requirements.
  203         (f) Each civil citation or similar prearrest diversion
  204  program shall enter the appropriate youth data into the Juvenile
  205  Justice Information System Prevention Web within 7 days after
  206  the admission of the youth into the program. Beginning in fiscal
  207  year 2021-2022, law enforcement officers must have field access
  208  to civil citation and prearrest diversion information.
  209         Section 5. Subsection (9) of section 1001.11, Florida
  210  Statutes, is amended to read:
  211         1001.11 Commissioner of Education; other duties.—
  212         (9) With the intent of ensuring safe learning and teaching
  213  environments, the commissioner shall oversee compliance with
  214  education-related health, the safety, welfare, and security
  215  requirements of law the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
  216  Public Safety Act, chapter 2018-3, Laws of Florida, by school
  217  districts; district school superintendents; and public schools,
  218  including charter schools; and other entities or constituencies
  219  as may be applicable. The commissioner shall must facilitate
  220  public and nonpublic school compliance to the maximum extent
  221  provided under law, identify incidents of material
  222  noncompliance, and impose or recommend to the State Board of
  223  Education, the Governor, or the Legislature enforcement and
  224  sanctioning actions pursuant to s. 1001.42, s. 1001.51, chapter
  225  1002, and s. 1008.32, and other authority granted under law. For
  226  purposes of this subsection, s. 1001.42(13)(b), and s.
  227  1001.51(12)(b), the duties assigned to a district school
  228  superintendent apply to charter school administrative personnel
  229  as defined in s. 1012.01(3), and charter school governing boards
  230  shall designate at least one administrator to be responsible for
  231  such duties. The duties assigned to a district school board
  232  apply to a charter school governing board.
  233         Section 6. Present subsections (14) and (15) of section
  234  1001.212, Florida Statutes, are redesignated as subsections (16)
  235  and (17), respectively, new subsections (14) and (15) are added
  236  to that section, and subsections (2), (4), (6), and (8) of that
  237  section are amended, to read:
  238         1001.212 Office of Safe Schools.—There is created in the
  239  Department of Education the Office of Safe Schools. The office
  240  is fully accountable to the Commissioner of Education. The
  241  office shall serve as a central repository for best practices,
  242  training standards, and compliance oversight in all matters
  243  regarding school safety and security, including prevention
  244  efforts, intervention efforts, and emergency preparedness
  245  planning. The office shall:
  246         (2) Provide ongoing professional development opportunities
  247  to school district and charter school personnel.
  248         (4) Develop and implement a School Safety Specialist
  249  Training Program for school safety specialists appointed
  250  pursuant to s. 1006.07(6). The office shall develop the training
  251  program, which shall be based on national and state best
  252  practices on school safety and security and must include active
  253  shooter training. Training must be developed in consultation
  254  with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and include
  255  information about federal and state laws regarding education
  256  records, medical records, data privacy, and incident reporting
  257  requirements, particularly with respect to behavioral threat
  258  assessment and emergency planning and response procedures. The
  259  office shall develop training modules in traditional or online
  260  formats. A school safety specialist certificate of completion
  261  shall be awarded to a school safety specialist who
  262  satisfactorily completes the training required by rules of the
  263  office.
  264         (6) Coordinate with the Department of Law Enforcement to
  265  provide a unified search tool, known as the Florida Schools
  266  Safety Portal, centralized integrated data repository and data
  267  analytics resources to improve access to timely, complete, and
  268  accurate information integrating data from, at a minimum, but
  269  not limited to, the following data sources by August 1, 2019:
  270         (a) Social media Internet posts;
  271         (b) Department of Children and Families;
  272         (c) Department of Law Enforcement;
  273         (d) Department of Juvenile Justice;
  274         (e) Mobile suspicious activity reporting tool known as
  275  FortifyFL;
  276         (f) School environmental safety incident reports collected
  277  under subsection (8); and
  278         (g) Local law enforcement.
  280  Data that is exempt or confidential and exempt from public
  281  records requirements retains its exempt or confidential and
  282  exempt status when incorporated into the centralized integrated
  283  data repository. To maintain the confidentiality requirements
  284  attached to the information provided to the centralized
  285  integrated data repository by the various state and local
  286  agencies, data governance and security shall ensure compliance
  287  with all applicable state and federal data privacy requirements
  288  through the use of user authorization and role-based security,
  289  data anonymization and aggregation and auditing capabilities. To
  290  maintain the confidentiality requirements attached to the
  291  information provided to the centralized integrated data
  292  repository by the various state and local agencies, each source
  293  agency providing data to the repository shall be the sole
  294  custodian of the data for the purpose of any request for
  295  inspection or copies thereof under chapter 119. The department
  296  shall only allow access to data from the source agencies in
  297  accordance with rules adopted by the respective source agencies
  298  and the requirements of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
  299  Criminal Justice Information Services security policy, where
  300  applicable.
  301         (8) Oversee, facilitate, and coordinate district and school
  302  compliance with school safety incident reporting requirements in
  303  accordance with rules adopted by the state board enacting the
  304  school safety incident reporting requirements of this
  305  subsection, s. 1006.07(9), and other statutory safety incident
  306  reporting requirements. The office shall:
  307         (a) Provide technical assistance to school districts and
  308  charter school governing boards and administrators for school
  309  environmental safety incident reporting as required under s.
  310  1006.07(9).
  311         (b)The office shall Collect data through school
  312  environmental safety incident reports on incidents involving any
  313  person which occur on school premises, on school transportation,
  314  and at off-campus, school-sponsored events.
  315         (c)Review and evaluate safety incident reports of each The
  316  office shall review and evaluate school district and charter
  317  school and other entities, as may be required by law, reports to
  318  ensure compliance with reporting requirements. The office shall
  319  timely notify the commissioner of all incidents of material
  320  noncompliance for purposes of invoking the commissioner’s
  321  responsibilities provided under s. 1001.11(9). Upon notification
  322  by the commissioner department that a superintendent or charter
  323  school administrator has, based on clear and convincing
  324  evidence, failed to comply with the requirements of s.
  325  1006.07(9), the district school board or charter school
  326  governing board, as applicable, shall withhold further payment
  327  of his or her salary as authorized under s. 1001.42(13)(b) and
  328  impose other appropriate sanctions that the commissioner or
  329  state board by law may impose, pending demonstration of full
  330  compliance.
  331         (14)Maintain a current directory of public and private
  332  school-based diversion programs and cooperate with each judicial
  333  circuit and the Department of Juvenile Justice to facilitate
  334  their efforts to monitor and enforce each governing body’s
  335  compliance with s. 985.12.
  336         (15)Develop, in coordination with the Division of
  337  Emergency Management, other federal, state, and local law
  338  enforcement agencies, fire and rescue agencies, and first
  339  responder agencies, a model emergency event family reunification
  340  plan for use by child care facilities, public K-12 schools, and
  341  public postsecondary institutions that are closed or
  342  unexpectedly evacuated due to natural or manmade disasters or
  343  emergencies.
  344         Section 7. Paragraph (b) of subsection (16) of section
  345  1002.33, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
  346         1002.33 Charter schools.—
  347         (16) EXEMPTION FROM STATUTES.—
  348         (b) Additionally, a charter school shall demonstrate and
  349  certify in its contract, and if necessary through addendum to
  350  its contract, the charter school’s be in compliance with the
  351  following statutes:
  352         1. Section 286.011, relating to public meetings and
  353  records, public inspection, and criminal and civil penalties.
  354         2. Chapter 119, relating to public records.
  355         3. Section 1003.03, relating to the maximum class size,
  356  except that the calculation for compliance pursuant to s.
  357  1003.03 shall be the average at the school level.
  358         4. Section 1012.22(1)(c), relating to compensation and
  359  salary schedules.
  360         5. Section 1012.33(5), relating to workforce reductions.
  361         6. Section 1012.335, relating to contracts with
  362  instructional personnel hired on or after July 1, 2011.
  363         7. Section 1012.34, relating to the substantive
  364  requirements for performance evaluations for instructional
  365  personnel and school administrators.
  366         8. Section 1006.12, relating to safe-school officers.
  367         9. Section 1006.07(7), relating to threat assessment teams.
  368         10. Section 1006.07(9), relating to school Environmental
  369  safety incident reporting.
  370         11. Section 1006.1493, relating to the Florida Safe Schools
  371  Assessment Tool.
  372         12. Section 1006.07(6)(c), relating to adopting an active
  373  assailant response plan.
  374         13. Section 943.082(4)(b), relating to the mobile
  375  suspicious activity reporting tool.
  376         14. Section 1012.584, relating to youth mental health
  377  awareness and assistance training.
  378         15.Section 1006.07(4), relating to emergency drills and
  379  emergency procedures.
  380         16.Section 1006.07(2)(n), relating to criteria for
  381  assigning a student to a civil citation or similar prearrest
  382  diversion program.
  383         Section 8. Paragraph (r) is added to subsection (1) of
  384  section 1002.421, Florida Statutes to read:
  385         1002.421 State school choice scholarship program
  386  accountability and oversight.—
  388  school participating in an educational scholarship program
  389  established pursuant to this chapter must be a private school as
  390  defined in s. 1002.01(2) in this state, be registered, and be in
  391  compliance with all requirements of this section in addition to
  392  private school requirements outlined in s. 1002.42, specific
  393  requirements identified within respective scholarship program
  394  laws, and other provisions of Florida law that apply to private
  395  schools, and must:
  396         (r)Comply with section 1006.07(2)(n), Florida Statutes.
  398  The department shall suspend the payment of funds to a private
  399  school that knowingly fails to comply with this subsection, and
  400  shall prohibit the school from enrolling new scholarship
  401  students, for 1 fiscal year and until the school complies. If a
  402  private school fails to meet the requirements of this subsection
  403  or has consecutive years of material exceptions listed in the
  404  report required under paragraph (q), the commissioner may
  405  determine that the private school is ineligible to participate
  406  in a scholarship program.
  407         Section 9. Paragraph (d) is added to subsection (2) of
  408  section 1003.5716, Florida Statutes, to read:
  409         1003.5716 Transition to postsecondary education and career
  410  opportunities.—All students with disabilities who are 3 years of
  411  age to 21 years of age have the right to a free, appropriate
  412  public education. As used in this section, the term “IEP” means
  413  individual education plan.
  414         (2) Beginning not later than the first IEP to be in effect
  415  when the student attains the age of 16, or younger if determined
  416  appropriate by the parent and the IEP team, the IEP must include
  417  the following statements that must be updated annually:
  418         (d)Beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, a statement of
  419  post-high school performance expectations which includes a
  420  proposed transition plan that facilitates continuity of care and
  421  coordination of any behavioral health services needed to assist
  422  the student in reaching those expectations. The statement must
  423  also specify parent, student, and agency roles and
  424  responsibilities pertaining to the provision and funding of
  425  specified transition services, as applicable.
  426         Section 10. Effective upon becoming law, subsection (5) is
  427  added to section 1004.44, Florida Statutes, to read:
  428         1004.44 Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute.
  429  There is established the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health
  430  Institute within the University of South Florida.
  431         (5)In consultation with the Department of Children and
  432  Families, the Department of Juvenile Justice, and the Department
  433  of Education, the institute shall convene a workgroup of
  434  practitioners and experts to review, evaluate, and provide
  435  implementation guidance on the mental health-related findings
  436  and recommendations of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
  437  Public Safety Commission, as approved in reports submitted
  438  pursuant to s. 943.687. The workgroup shall analyze, evaluate,
  439  and identify regulatory or legislative actions necessary to
  440  facilitate implementation of each recommendation. By August 1,
  441  2020, the institute shall submit to the Governor, the President
  442  of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives
  443  an initial summary report of activities, specific policy and
  444  budget recommendations, including draft legislation and
  445  associated fiscal impact statements, and other information and
  446  policy or administrative recommendations to improve the state’s
  447  mental health system of care. The institute must continue to
  448  monitor commission activities and coordinate with agency
  449  partners to advise them on implementation activities, and may
  450  submit subsequent reports and recommendations on an annual basis
  451  or as requested. This subsection shall expire July 1, 2024.
  452         Section 11. Paragraph (a) of subsection (4), paragraph (a)
  453  of subsection (6), paragraph (a) of subsection (7), and
  454  subsection (9) of section 1006.07, Florida Statutes, are
  455  amended, and paragraph (n) of subsection (2), paragraph (d) of
  456  subsection (4), and subsection (10) are added to that section,
  457  to read:
  458         1006.07 District school board duties relating to student
  459  discipline and school safety.—The district school board shall
  460  provide for the proper accounting for all students, for the
  461  attendance and control of students at school, and for proper
  462  attention to health, safety, and other matters relating to the
  463  welfare of students, including:
  464         (2) CODE OF STUDENT CONDUCT.—Adopt a code of student
  465  conduct for elementary schools and a code of student conduct for
  466  middle and high schools and distribute the appropriate code to
  467  all teachers, school personnel, students, and parents, at the
  468  beginning of every school year. Each code shall be organized and
  469  written in language that is understandable to students and
  470  parents and shall be discussed at the beginning of every school
  471  year in student classes, school advisory council meetings, and
  472  parent and teacher association or organization meetings. Each
  473  code shall be based on the rules governing student conduct and
  474  discipline adopted by the district school board and shall be
  475  made available in the student handbook or similar publication.
  476  Each code shall include, but is not limited to:
  477         (n)Criteria for assigning a student to a civil citation or
  478  similar prearrest diversion program that is an alternative to
  479  expulsion or referral to law enforcement agencies. All civil
  480  citation or similar prearrest diversion programs must comply
  481  with s. 985.12.
  483         (a) Formulate and prescribe policies and procedures, in
  484  consultation with the appropriate public safety agencies, for
  485  emergency drills and for actual emergencies, including, but not
  486  limited to, fires, natural disasters, active shooter and hostage
  487  situations, and bomb threats, for all students and faculty at
  488  all public schools of the district comprised of grades K-12.
  489  Drills for active shooter and hostage situations shall be
  490  conducted in accordance with developmentally appropriate and
  491  age-appropriate procedures at least as often as other emergency
  492  drills. Law enforcement officers responsible for responding to
  493  the school in the event of an active assailant emergency, as
  494  determined necessary by the sheriff in coordination with the
  495  district’s school safety specialist, must be physically present
  496  on campus and directly involved in the execution of active
  497  assailant emergency drills. District school board policies shall
  498  include commonly used alarm system responses for specific types
  499  of emergencies and verification by each school that drills have
  500  been provided as required by law and fire protection codes and
  501  may provide accommodations for drills conducted by ESE centers.
  502  The emergency response policy shall identify the individuals
  503  responsible for contacting the primary emergency response agency
  504  and the emergency response agency that is responsible for
  505  notifying the school district for each type of emergency.
  506         (d)Consistent with subsection (10), as a component of
  507  emergency procedures, each district school board and charter
  508  school governing board must adopt, in coordination with local
  509  law enforcement agencies, an emergency event family
  510  reunification plan to reunite students and employees with their
  511  families in the event of a mass casualty or other emergency
  512  event situation.
  513         (6) SAFETY AND SECURITY BEST PRACTICES.—Each district
  514  school superintendent shall establish policies and procedures
  515  for the prevention of violence on school grounds, including the
  516  assessment of and intervention with individuals whose behavior
  517  poses a threat to the safety of the school community.
  518         (a) Each district school superintendent shall designate a
  519  school safety specialist for the district. The school safety
  520  specialist must be a school administrator employed by the school
  521  district or a law enforcement officer employed by the sheriff’s
  522  office located in the school district. Any school safety
  523  specialist designated from the sheriff’s office must first be
  524  authorized and approved by the sheriff employing the law
  525  enforcement officer. Any school safety specialist designated
  526  from the sheriff’s office remains the employee of the office for
  527  purposes of compensation, insurance, workers’ compensation, and
  528  other benefits authorized by law for a law enforcement officer
  529  employed by the sheriff’s office. The sheriff and the school
  530  superintendent may determine by agreement the reimbursement for
  531  such costs, or may share the costs, associated with employment
  532  of the law enforcement officer as a school safety specialist.
  533  The school safety specialist must earn a certificate of
  534  completion of the school safety specialist training provided by
  535  the Office of Safe Schools within 1 year after appointment and
  536  is responsible for the supervision and oversight for all school
  537  safety and security personnel, policies, and procedures in the
  538  school district. The school safety specialist shall:
  539         1. Review school district policies and procedures for
  540  compliance with state law and rules, including the district’s
  541  timely and accurate submission of school environmental safety
  542  incident reports to the department pursuant to s. 1001.212(8).
  543         2. Provide the necessary training and resources to students
  544  and school district staff in matters relating to youth mental
  545  health awareness and assistance; emergency procedures, including
  546  active shooter training; and school safety and security.
  547         3. Serve as the school district liaison with local public
  548  safety agencies and national, state, and community agencies and
  549  organizations in matters of school safety and security.
  550         4. In collaboration with the appropriate public safety
  551  agencies, as that term is defined in s. 365.171, by October 1 of
  552  each year, conduct a school security risk assessment at each
  553  public school using the Florida Safe Schools Assessment Tool
  554  developed by the Office of Safe Schools pursuant to s.
  555  1006.1493. Based on the assessment findings, the district’s
  556  school safety specialist shall provide recommendations to the
  557  district school superintendent and the district school board
  558  which identify strategies and activities that the district
  559  school board should implement in order to address the findings
  560  and improve school safety and security. Each district school
  561  board must receive such findings and the school safety
  562  specialist’s recommendations at a publicly noticed district
  563  school board meeting to provide the public an opportunity to
  564  hear the district school board members discuss and take action
  565  on the findings and recommendations. Each school safety
  566  specialist shall report such findings and school board action to
  567  the Office of Safe Schools within 30 days after the district
  568  school board meeting.
  569         (7) THREAT ASSESSMENT TEAMS.—Each district school board
  570  shall adopt policies for the establishment of threat assessment
  571  teams at each school whose duties include the coordination of
  572  resources and assessment and intervention with individuals whose
  573  behavior may pose a threat to the safety of school staff or
  574  students consistent with the model policies developed by the
  575  Office of Safe Schools. Such policies must include procedures
  576  for referrals to mental health services identified by the school
  577  district pursuant to s. 1012.584(4), when appropriate, and
  578  procedures for behavioral threat assessments in compliance with
  579  the instrument developed pursuant to s. 1001.212(12).
  580         (a) A threat assessment team shall include a sworn law
  581  enforcement officer who has undergone threat assessment training
  582  identified by the Office of Safe Schools pursuant to s.
  583  1001.212, and persons with expertise in counseling, instruction,
  584  and school administration, and law enforcement. All required
  585  members of the threat assessment team must be involved in the
  586  threat assessment process, from start to finish, including the
  587  determination of the final disposition decision. The threat
  588  assessment teams shall identify members of the school community
  589  to whom threatening behavior should be reported and provide
  590  guidance to students, faculty, and staff regarding recognition
  591  of threatening or aberrant behavior that may represent a threat
  592  to the community, school, or self. Upon the availability of the
  593  behavioral threat assessment instrument developed pursuant to s.
  594  1001.212(12), the threat assessment team shall use that
  595  instrument.
  597  district school board shall adopt policies to ensure the
  598  accurate and timely reporting of incidents related to school
  599  safety and discipline. For purposes of s. 1001.212(8) and this
  600  subsection, incidents related to school safety and discipline
  601  include incidents reported pursuant to ss. 1006.09, 1006.13,
  602  1006.135, 1006.147, and 1006.148. The district school
  603  superintendent is responsible for school environmental safety
  604  incident reporting. A district school superintendent who fails
  605  to comply with this subsection is subject to the penalties
  606  specified in law, including, but not limited to, s.
  607  1001.42(13)(b) or s. 1001.51(12)(b), as applicable. The State
  608  Board of Education shall adopt rules establishing the
  609  requirements for the school environmental safety incident
  610  reporting report.
  612  PLANS.—By August 1, 2021, each district school board shall adopt
  613  a school district emergency event family reunification policy
  614  establishing elements and requirements for a school district
  615  emergency event family reunification plan and individual school
  616  based emergency event family reunification plans for the purpose
  617  of reuniting students and employees with their families in the
  618  event of a mass casualty or other emergency event situation.
  619         (a)School district policies and plans must be coordinated
  620  with the county sheriff and local law enforcement. School-based
  621  plans must be consistent with school board policy and the school
  622  district plan. The school board is encouraged to apply model
  623  mass casualty death notification and reunification policies and
  624  practices referenced in reports published pursuant to s. 943.687
  625  and as developed by the Office of Safe Schools.
  626         (b)Minimally, plans must identify potential reunification
  627  sites and ensure a unified command at each site, identify
  628  equipment needs, provide multiple methods of communication with
  629  family members of students and staff, address training for
  630  employees, and provide multiple methods to aid law enforcement
  631  in identification of students and staff, including written
  632  backup documents.
  633         Section 12. Subsection (6) of section 1006.09, Florida
  634  Statutes, is amended to read:
  635         1006.09 Duties of school principal relating to student
  636  discipline and school safety.—
  637         (6) Each school principal must ensure that standardized
  638  forms prescribed by rule of the State Board of Education are
  639  used to report data concerning school safety and discipline to
  640  the department through the School Environmental Safety Incident
  641  Reporting (SESIR) System. The school principal must develop a
  642  plan to verify the accuracy of reported incidents.
  643         Section 13. Section 1006.12, Florida Statutes, is amended
  644  to read:
  645         1006.12 Safe-school officers at each public school.—For the
  646  protection and safety of school personnel, property, students,
  647  and visitors, each district school board and district school
  648  superintendent school district superintendent shall partner with
  649  law enforcement agencies or security agencies to establish or
  650  assign one or more safe-school officers at each school facility
  651  within the district, including charter schools. A district
  652  school board must collaborate with charter school governing
  653  boards to facilitate charter school access to all safe-school
  654  officer options available under this section. The school
  655  district may implement one or more any combination of the
  656  options specified in subsections (1)-(4) to best meet the needs
  657  of the school district and charter schools.
  659  district may establish school resource officer programs through
  660  a cooperative agreement with law enforcement agencies.
  661         (a) Sworn law enforcement school resource officers shall
  662  undergo criminal background checks, drug testing, and a
  663  psychological evaluation and be certified law enforcement
  664  officers, as defined in s. 943.10(1), who are employed by a law
  665  enforcement agency as defined in s. 943.10(4). The powers and
  666  duties of a law enforcement officer shall continue throughout
  667  the employee’s tenure as a sworn law enforcement school resource
  668  officer.
  669         (b) Sworn law enforcement school resource officers shall
  670  abide by district school board policies and shall consult with
  671  and coordinate activities through the school principal, but
  672  shall be responsible to the law enforcement agency in all
  673  matters relating to employment, subject to agreements between a
  674  district school board and a law enforcement agency. Activities
  675  conducted by the sworn law enforcement school resource officer
  676  which are part of the regular instructional program of the
  677  school shall be under the direction of the school principal.
  678         (c) Sworn law enforcement school resource officers shall
  679  complete mental health crisis intervention training using a
  680  curriculum developed by a national organization with expertise
  681  in mental health crisis intervention. The training shall improve
  682  officers’ knowledge and skills as first responders to incidents
  683  involving students with emotional disturbance or mental illness,
  684  including de-escalation skills to ensure student and officer
  685  safety.
  687  district may commission one or more sworn law enforcement school
  688  safety officers for the protection and safety of school
  689  personnel, property, and students within the school district.
  690  The district school superintendent may recommend, and the
  691  district school board may appoint, one or more sworn law
  692  enforcement school safety officers.
  693         (a) Sworn law enforcement school safety officers shall
  694  undergo criminal background checks, drug testing, and a
  695  psychological evaluation and be law enforcement officers, as
  696  defined in s. 943.10(1), certified under the provisions of
  697  chapter 943 and employed by either a law enforcement agency or
  698  by the district school board. If the officer is employed by the
  699  district school board, the district school board is the
  700  employing agency for purposes of chapter 943, and must comply
  701  with the provisions of that chapter.
  702         (b) A sworn law enforcement school safety officer has and
  703  shall exercise the power to make arrests for violations of law
  704  on district school board property or on property owned or leased
  705  by a charter school under the charter contract, as applicable,
  706  and to arrest persons, whether on or off such property, who
  707  violate any law on such property under the same conditions that
  708  deputy sheriffs are authorized to make arrests. A sworn law
  709  enforcement school safety officer has the authority to carry
  710  weapons when performing his or her official duties.
  711         (c) A district school board may enter into mutual aid
  712  agreements with one or more law enforcement agencies as provided
  713  in chapter 23. A sworn law enforcement school safety officer’s
  714  salary may be paid jointly by the district school board and the
  715  law enforcement agency, as mutually agreed to.
  716         (d) Sworn law enforcement school safety officers shall
  717  complete mental health crisis intervention training using a
  718  curriculum developed by a national organization with expertise
  719  in mental health crisis intervention. The training must improve
  720  officers’ knowledge and skills as first responders to incidents
  721  involving students with emotional disturbance or mental illness,
  722  including de-escalation skills to ensure student and officer
  723  safety.
  725  school district’s or the charter school governing board’s
  726  discretion, as applicable, pursuant to s. 30.15, a school
  727  district or charter school governing board may participate in
  728  the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program to meet the requirement of
  729  establishing a safe-school officer. The following individuals
  730  may serve as a Feis guardian program certified school guardian,
  731  in support of school-sanctioned activities for purposes of s.
  732  790.115, upon satisfactory completion of the requirements under
  733  s. 30.15(1)(k) and certification by a sheriff:
  734         (a) A school district employee or personnel, as defined
  735  under s. 1012.01, or a charter school employee, as provided
  736  under s. 1002.33(12)(a), who volunteers to serve as a Feis
  737  guardian program certified school guardian in addition to his or
  738  her official job duties; or
  739         (b) An employee of a school district or a charter school
  740  who is hired for the specific purpose of serving as a Feis
  741  guardian program certified school guardian.
  743  A school district or charter school governing board may contract
  744  with a security agency as defined in s. 493.6101(18) to employ
  745  as a Feis guardian program certified school security guard an
  746  individual who holds a Class “D” and Class “G” license pursuant
  747  to chapter 493, provided the following training and contractual
  748  conditions are met:
  749         (a) An individual who serves as a Feis guardian program
  750  certified school security guard, for purposes of satisfying the
  751  requirements of this section, must:
  752         1. Demonstrate satisfactory completion of all training
  753  program requirements of the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program,
  754  as provided and certified by a county sheriff, 144 hours of
  755  required training pursuant to s. 30.15(1)(k)2.
  756         2. Submit to and pass a psychological evaluation
  757  administered by a licensed professional psychologist licensed
  758  under chapter 490 and designated by the Department of Law
  759  Enforcement and submit the results of the evaluation to the
  760  sheriff’s office, school district, or charter school governing
  761  board, as applicable. The sheriff’s office must review and
  762  approve the results of each applicant’s psychological evaluation
  763  before accepting the applicant into the Feis guardian program.
  764  The Department of Law Enforcement is authorized to provide the
  765  sheriff’s office, school district, or charter school governing
  766  board with mental health and substance abuse data for compliance
  767  with this paragraph.
  768         3. Submit to and pass an initial drug test and subsequent
  769  random drug tests in accordance with the requirements of s.
  770  112.0455 and the sheriff’s office, school district, or charter
  771  school governing board, as applicable. The sheriff’s office must
  772  review and approve the results of each applicant’s drug tests
  773  before accepting the applicant into the Feis guardian program.
  774         4. Successfully complete ongoing training, weapon
  775  inspection, and firearm qualification on at least an annual
  776  basis, as required by the sheriff’s office and provide
  777  documentation to the sheriff’s office, school district, or
  778  charter school governing board, as applicable.
  779         (b) The contract between a security agency and a school
  780  district or a charter school governing board regarding
  781  requirements applicable to Feis guardian program certified
  782  school security guards serving in the capacity of a safe-school
  783  officer for purposes of satisfying the requirements of this
  784  section shall define the county sheriff or sheriffs entity or
  785  entities responsible for Feis guardian program training and the
  786  responsibilities for maintaining records relating to training,
  787  inspection, and firearm qualification; and define conditions,
  788  requirements, costs, and responsibilities necessary to satisfy
  789  the background screening requirements of paragraph (d).
  790         (c) Feis guardian program certified school security guards
  791  serving in the capacity of a safe-school officer pursuant to
  792  this subsection are in support of school-sanctioned activities
  793  for purposes of s. 790.115, and must aid in the prevention or
  794  abatement of active assailant incidents on school premises.
  795         (d)A Feis guardian program certified school security guard
  796  serving in the capacity of a safe-school officer pursuant to
  797  this subsection is considered to be a “noninstructional
  798  contractor” subject to the background screening requirements of
  799  s. 1012.465, as they apply to each applicable school district or
  800  charter school, and these requirements must be satisfied before
  801  the Feis guardian program certified school security guard is
  802  given access to school grounds.
  803         (5) NOTIFICATION.—The school district superintendent or
  804  charter school administrator shall notify the county sheriff and
  805  the Office of Safe Schools immediately after, but no later than
  806  72 hours after:
  807         (a) A safe-school officer is dismissed for misconduct or is
  808  otherwise disciplined.
  809         (b) A safe-school officer discharges his or her firearm in
  810  the exercise of the safe-school officer’s duties, other than for
  811  training purposes.
  812         (6) EXEMPTION.—Any information that would identify whether
  813  a particular individual has been appointed as a safe-school
  814  officer pursuant to this section held by a law enforcement
  815  agency, school district, or charter school is exempt from s.
  816  119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution. This
  817  subsection is subject to the Open Government Sunset Review Act
  818  in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed on October
  819  2, 2023, unless reviewed and saved from repeal through
  820  reenactment by the Legislature.
  822  If a district school board, through its adopted policies,
  823  procedures, or actions, denies a charter school access to any
  824  safe-school officer options pursuant to this section, the school
  825  district must assign a sworn law enforcement school resource
  826  officer or sworn law enforcement school safety officer to the
  827  charter school. Under such circumstances, the charter school’s
  828  share of the costs of the sworn law enforcement school resource
  829  officer or sworn law enforcement school safety officer may not
  830  exceed the safe school allocation funds provided to the charter
  831  school pursuant to s. 1011.62(15) and shall be retained by the
  832  school district.
  833         Section 14.  Paragraph (a) of subsection (2) of section
  834  1006.1493, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
  835         1006.1493 Florida Safe Schools Assessment Tool.—
  836         (2) The FSSAT must help school officials identify threats,
  837  vulnerabilities, and appropriate safety controls for the schools
  838  that they supervise, pursuant to the security risk assessment
  839  requirements of s. 1006.07(6).
  840         (a) At a minimum, the FSSAT must address all of the
  841  following components:
  842         1. School emergency and crisis preparedness planning;
  843         2. Security, crime, and violence prevention policies and
  844  procedures;
  845         3. Physical security measures;
  846         4. Professional development training needs;
  847         5. An examination of support service roles in school
  848  safety, security, and emergency planning;
  849         6. School security and school police staffing, operational
  850  practices, and related services;
  851         7. School and community collaboration on school safety; and
  852         8. A return on investment analysis of the recommended
  853  physical security controls and;.
  854         9. Policies and procedures to prepare for and respond to
  855  natural or manmade disasters or emergencies, including plans to
  856  reunite students and employees with families after a school is
  857  closed or unexpectedly evacuated due to such disasters or
  858  emergencies.
  859         Section 15. Subsection (16) of section 1011.62, Florida
  860  Statutes, is amended to read:
  861         1011.62 Funds for operation of schools.—If the annual
  862  allocation from the Florida Education Finance Program to each
  863  district for operation of schools is not determined in the
  864  annual appropriations act or the substantive bill implementing
  865  the annual appropriations act, it shall be determined as
  866  follows:
  867         (16) MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANCE ALLOCATION.—The mental health
  868  assistance allocation is created to provide funding to assist
  869  school districts in establishing or expanding school-based
  870  mental health care; train educators and other school staff in
  871  detecting and responding to mental health issues; and connect
  872  children, youth, and families who may experience behavioral
  873  health issues with appropriate services. These funds shall be
  874  allocated annually in the General Appropriations Act or other
  875  law to each eligible school district. Each school district shall
  876  receive a minimum of $100,000, with the remaining balance
  877  allocated based on each school district’s proportionate share of
  878  the state’s total unweighted full-time equivalent student
  879  enrollment. Charter schools that submit a plan separate from the
  880  school district are entitled to a proportionate share of
  881  district funding. The allocated funds may not supplant funds
  882  that are provided for this purpose from other operating funds
  883  and may not be used to increase salaries or provide bonuses.
  884  School districts are encouraged to maximize third-party health
  885  insurance benefits and Medicaid claiming for services, where
  886  appropriate.
  887         (a) Before the distribution of the allocation:
  888         1. The school district shall must develop and submit a
  889  detailed plan outlining the local program and planned
  890  expenditures to the district school board for approval. The This
  891  plan, which must include input from school and community
  892  stakeholders, applies to all district schools, including charter
  893  schools, unless a charter school elects to submit a plan
  894  independently from the school district pursuant to subparagraph
  895  2.
  896         2. A charter school may develop and submit a detailed plan
  897  outlining the local program and planned expenditures to its
  898  governing body for approval. After the plan is approved by the
  899  governing body, it must be provided to the charter school’s
  900  sponsor.
  901         (b) The plans required under paragraph (a) must be focused
  902  on a multitiered system of supports to deliver evidence-based
  903  mental health care assessment, diagnosis, intervention,
  904  treatment, and recovery services to students with one or more
  905  mental health or co-occurring substance abuse diagnoses and to
  906  students at high risk of such diagnoses. The provision of these
  907  services must be coordinated with a student’s primary mental
  908  health care provider and with other mental health providers
  909  involved in the student’s care. At a minimum, the plans must
  910  include the following elements:
  911         1. Direct employment of school-based mental health services
  912  providers to expand and enhance school-based student services
  913  and to reduce the ratio of students to staff in order to better
  914  align with nationally recommended ratio models. These providers
  915  include, but are not limited to, certified school counselors,
  916  school psychologists, school social workers, and other licensed
  917  mental health professionals. The plan also must establish
  918  identify strategies to increase the amount of time that school
  919  based student services personnel spend providing direct services
  920  to students, which may include the review and revision of
  921  district staffing resource allocations based on school or
  922  student mental health assistance needs.
  923         2. Contracts or interagency agreements with one or more
  924  local community behavioral health providers or providers of
  925  Community Action Team services to provide a behavioral health
  926  staff presence and services at district schools. Services may
  927  include, but are not limited to, mental health screenings and
  928  assessments, individual counseling, family counseling, group
  929  counseling, psychiatric or psychological services, trauma
  930  informed care, mobile crisis services, and behavior
  931  modification. These behavioral health services may be provided
  932  on or off the school campus and may be supplemented by
  933  telehealth.
  934         3. Policies and procedures, including contracts with
  935  service providers, which will ensure that students who are
  936  referred to a school-based or community-based mental health
  937  service provider for mental health screening for the
  938  identification of mental health concerns and ensure that the
  939  assessment of students at risk for mental health disorders
  940  occurs within 15 days of referral. School-based mental health
  941  services must be initiated within 15 days after identification
  942  and assessment, and support by community-based mental health
  943  service providers for students who are referred for community
  944  based mental health services must be initiated within 30 days
  945  after the school or district makes a referral.
  946         4. Mental health policies and procedures that implement and
  947  support all of the following elements:
  948         a.Universal supports to promote psychological well-being
  949  and safe and supportive environments.
  950         b.Evidence-based strategies or programs to reduce the
  951  likelihood of at-risk students developing social, emotional, or
  952  behavioral health problems, depression, anxiety disorders,
  953  suicidal tendencies, or substance use disorders.
  954         c.5. Strategies to improve the early identification of
  955  social, emotional, or behavioral problems or substance use
  956  disorders; provide, to improve the provision of early
  957  intervention services;, and to assist students in dealing with
  958  trauma and violence.
  959         d.Methods for responding to a student with suicidal
  960  ideation, including training in suicide risk assessment and the
  961  use of suicide awareness, prevention, and screening instruments
  962  developed under s. 1012.583; adoption of guidelines for
  963  informing parents of suicide risk; and implementation of board
  964  policies for initiating involuntary examination of students at
  965  risk of suicide.
  966         e.A school crisis response plan that includes strategies
  967  for the prevention of, preparation for, response to, and
  968  recovery from a range of school crises. The plan must establish
  969  or coordinate the implementation of district-level and school
  970  level crisis response teams whose membership includes, but is
  971  not limited to, representatives of school administration and
  972  school-based mental health service providers.
  973         (c) School districts shall submit approved plans, including
  974  approved plans of each charter school in the district, to the
  975  commissioner by August 1 of each fiscal year.
  976         (d) By September 30 of each year Beginning September 30,
  977  2019, and annually by September 30 thereafter, each school
  978  district shall submit its district report to the department. By
  979  November 1 of each year, the department shall submit a state
  980  summary report to the Governor, the President of the Senate, and
  981  the Speaker of the House of Representatives on Department of
  982  Education a report on its program outcomes and expenditures for
  983  the previous fiscal year. The school district report must
  984  include program outcomes and expenditures for all public schools
  985  in the district, including charter schools that submitted a
  986  separate plan. At a minimum, the district and state reports also
  987  must that, at a minimum, must include school district-level and
  988  school-level, including charter schools, information, including
  989  multiple-year trend data, when available, for each of the number
  990  of each of the following indicators:
  991         1. The number of students who receive screenings or
  992  assessments.
  993         2. The number of students who are referred to either
  994  school-based or community-based providers for services or
  995  assistance.
  996         3. The number of students who receive either school-based
  997  or community-based interventions, services, or assistance.
  998         4. The number of school-based and community-based mental
  999  health providers, including licensure type, paid for from funds
 1000  provided through the allocation.
 1001         5. The number and ratio to students of school social
 1002  workers, school psychologists, and certified school counselors
 1003  employed by the district or charter school and the total number
 1004  of licensed mental health professionals directly employed by the
 1005  district or charter school.
 1006         6. Contract-based collaborative efforts or partnerships
 1007  with community mental health programs, agencies, or providers.
 1008         Section 16. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this
 1009  act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon
 1010  becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2020.
 1012  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
 1013  And the title is amended as follows:
 1014         Delete everything before the enacting clause
 1015  and insert:
 1016                        A bill to be entitled                      
 1017         An act relating to implementation of the
 1018         recommendations of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High
 1019         School Public Safety Commission; amending s. 30.15,
 1020         F.S.; authorizing a sheriff to contract for services
 1021         to provide training under the Coach Aaron Feis
 1022         Guardian Program; revising training and evaluation
 1023         requirements for school guardians; expanding the
 1024         program to include the training and certification of
 1025         school security guards; requiring the review and
 1026         approval of evaluations and results; amending s.
 1027         943.082, F.S.; adding penalties for persons who
 1028         knowingly submit false information to a law
 1029         enforcement agency; amending s. 943.687, F.S.;
 1030         requiring the addition of three members to the Marjory
 1031         Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission
 1032         as of a certain date; requiring consideration of
 1033         balanced representation; amending s. 985.12, F.S.;
 1034         requiring certain state agencies and state attorneys
 1035         to cooperate in the oversight and enforcement of
 1036         school-based diversion programs; requiring that law
 1037         enforcement officers have access to certain
 1038         information; amending s. 1001.11, F.S.; specifying
 1039         legislative intent; assigning the Commissioner of
 1040         Education specified duties regarding education-related
 1041         school safety requirements; amending s. 1001.212,
 1042         F.S.; revising the training, consultation, and
 1043         coordination responsibilities of the Office of Safe
 1044         Schools; conforming and requiring evaluation and
 1045         coordination of incident reporting requirements;
 1046         requiring the office to maintain a directory of
 1047         programs; requiring the office to develop a model
 1048         plan; amending s. 1002.33, F.S.; conforming safety
 1049         requirements to changes made by the act; amending s.
 1050         1002.421, F.S.; requiring private schools comply with
 1051         certain statutory provision related to criteria for
 1052         assigning a student to a civil citation or similar
 1053         prearrest diversion program; amending s. 1003.5716,
 1054         F.S.; revising individual education plan requirements
 1055         for certain students to include a statement of
 1056         expectations for the transition of behavioral health
 1057         services needed after high school graduation;
 1058         requiring parent, student, and agency roles and
 1059         responsibilities to be specified in a course of action
 1060         transition plan, as applicable; amending s. 1004.44,
 1061         F.S.; requiring the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental
 1062         Health Institute to consult with specified state
 1063         agencies and convene a workgroup to advise those
 1064         agencies on the implementation of specified mental
 1065         health recommendations; requiring the institute to
 1066         submit a report with administrative and legislative
 1067         policy recommendations to the Governor and the
 1068         Legislature by a specified date; authorizing the
 1069         institute to submit additional reports and
 1070         recommendations as needed and requested; amending s.
 1071         1006.07, F.S.; requiring code of student conduct
 1072         policies to contain prearrest diversion program
 1073         criteria; specifying requirements applicable to
 1074         emergency drill policies and procedures; adding threat
 1075         assessment team membership, training, and procedural
 1076         requirements; incorporating additional discipline and
 1077         behavioral incident reports within school safety
 1078         incident reporting requirements; requiring district
 1079         school boards to adopt school district emergency event
 1080         family reunification policies and plans; requiring
 1081         school-based emergency event family reunification
 1082         plans to be consistent with school board policy and
 1083         the school district plan; requiring plans to address
 1084         specified requirements within the framework of model
 1085         policies and plans identified by the office; amending
 1086         s. 1006.09, F.S.; requiring school principals to use a
 1087         specified system to report school safety incidents;
 1088         amending s. 1006.12, F.S.; requiring school safety
 1089         officers to complete specified training to improve
 1090         knowledge and skills as first responders to certain
 1091         incidents; specifying county sheriffs’ responsibility
 1092         for specified training required for school security
 1093         guards; requiring certain school security guards to
 1094         meet district background screening requirements and
 1095         qualification requirements; conforming notification
 1096         requirements to changes made by the act; amending s.
 1097         1006.1493, F.S.; revising components that must be
 1098         assessed by the Florida Safe Schools Assessment Tool
 1099         to include policies and procedures to prepare for and
 1100         respond to natural or manmade disasters or
 1101         emergencies; amending s. 1011.62, F.S.; revising
 1102         requirements that must be met before the distribution
 1103         of the mental health assistance allocation; providing
 1104         effective dates.