Florida Senate - 2021 SB 560
By Senator Farmer
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to the prohibited recordkeeping
3 relating to firearms or firearm owners; repealing s.
4 790.335, F.S., relating to the prohibition of
5 registration of firearms and the treatment of certain
6 electronic records; repealing s. 790.336, F.S.,
7 relating to lists, records, or registries required to
8 be destroyed; amending ss. 409.175 and 790.0625, F.S.;
9 conforming provisions to changes made by the act;
10 providing an effective date.
12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
14 Section 1. Section 790.335, Florida Statutes, is repealed.
15 Section 2. Section 790.336, Florida Statutes, is repealed.
16 Section 3. Paragraph (c) of subsection (5) and paragraph
17 (b) of subsection (9) of section 409.175, Florida Statutes, are
18 amended to read:
19 409.175 Licensure of family foster homes, residential
20 child-caring agencies, and child-placing agencies; public
21 records exemption.—
22 (5) The department shall adopt and amend rules for the
23 levels of licensed care associated with the licensure of family
24 foster homes, residential child-caring agencies, and child
25 placing agencies. The rules may include criteria to approve
26 waivers to licensing requirements when applying for a child
27 specific license.
28 (c) The requirements for the licensure and operation of a
29 child-placing agency shall also include compliance with the
30 requirements of s. 63.0422
ss . 63.0422 an d 790.335.
32 (b) Any of the following actions by a family foster home or
33 its household members or an agency or its personnel is a ground
34 for denial, suspension, or revocation of a license:
35 1. An intentional or negligent act materially affecting the
36 health or safety of children in the home or agency.
37 2. A violation of this section or of licensing rules
38 adopted pursuant to this section.
39 3. Noncompliance with the requirements for good moral
40 character as specified in paragraph (5)(b).
41 4. Failure to dismiss personnel or remove a household
42 member found in noncompliance with requirements for good moral
44 5. Failure to comply with the requirements of s. 63.0422
45 ss . 63.0422 an d 790.335.
46 Section 4. Paragraph (a) of subsection (6) of section
47 790.0625, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
48 790.0625 Appointment of tax collectors to accept
49 applications for a concealed weapon or firearm license; fees;
51 (6)(a) A tax collector appointed under this section may not
52 maintain a list or record of persons who apply for or are
53 granted a new or renewal license to carry a concealed weapon or
54 firearm. A tax collector who violates this paragraph commits a
55 felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082
56 or s. 775.083 violation of this paragraph is subject to s.
58 Section 5. This act shall take effect July 1, 2021.