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CS/CS/SB 184: Purple Alert

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Transportation ; Berman

Purple Alert; Requiring the Department of Law Enforcement, in cooperation with the Department of Transportation, the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, the Department of the Lottery, and local law enforcement agencies, to establish and implement the Purple Alert; requiring the local law enforcement agency having jurisdiction to notify media and alert subscribers if a Purple Alert is determined to be necessary and appropriate; providing that the Department of Law Enforcement, as the Purple Alert coordinator, and certain agencies, employees, individuals, and entities are immune from civil liability for damages when performing certain actions in good faith, etc. APPROPRIATION: $199,901

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect July 1, 2021, this act shall take effect July 1, 2022
Last Action: 4/27/2021 House - Message sent to senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/4/2020 Senate • Filed
12/15/2020 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 50
1/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 02/02/21, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/2/2021 Senate • CS by Transportation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 178
2/3/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
2/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/16/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
2/16/2021 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 175
• Now in Appropriations
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 50
• CS by Transportation read 1st time -SJ 166
4/12/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/15/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/14/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/15/2021 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 472
4/18/2021 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/19/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/21/21 -SJ 559
4/20/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 475
4/21/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 516
• Read 3rd time -SJ 516
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 516
4/21/2021 House • In Messages
4/23/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/26/2021)
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
4/26/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/27/2021 House • Substituted for CS/CS/HB 79
• Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 116, NAYS 1
4/27/2021 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 745
4/27/2021 House • Message sent to senate