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HB 899: Purple Alert

GENERAL BILL by Casello ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Eskamani ; Geller ; Joseph

Purple Alert; Requires FDLE to establish & implement Purple Alert; provides requirements; authorizes local law enforcement to broadcast information; provides that FDLE & certain agencies, employees, individuals, & entities are immune from civil liability when performing certain actions in good faith. APPROPRIATION: $322,836

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/10/2019 House • Filed
12/12/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 77
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 77
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee