Florida Senate - 2021                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 498
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Criminal Justice (Pizzo) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 53 - 61
    4  and insert:
    5         (c)1. Notwithstanding the prohibitions contained in this
    6  subsection or s. 790.115, a church, a synagogue, or any other
    7  religious institution, as that term is defined in s. 496.404,
    8  may authorize a person licensed under this section to carry a
    9  concealed firearm in an established physical place of worship at
   10  which religious services are regularly conducted provided that:
   11         a. If such property is not owned by the religious
   12  institution, the religious institution receives the permission
   13  of the property owner or administrator; and
   14         b. If the religious institution is using property that is
   15  an elementary or secondary school facility or career center or
   16  that is located on the property of a school, as defined in
   17  s.790.115, the person may not carry a concealed firearm on
   18  school property during school hours or during any time when
   19  curricular or extracurricular school-sponsored activities are
   20  taking place on the property.
   21         2. This paragraph does not authorize the carrying of a
   22  firearm in any place or in any manner prohibited by federal law
   23  or on the property of a public or private college, university,
   24  or other postsecondary educational institution.
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   27  And the title is amended as follows:
   28         Delete lines 3 - 7
   29  and insert:
   30         institutions; amending s. 790.06; authorizing a
   31         church, a synagogue, or other religious institution to
   32         allow a concealed weapon or firearms licensee to carry
   33         a concealed firearm in certain places of worship under
   34         specified circumstances; providing applicability;