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CS/HB 3: Law Enforcement

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Leek ; Brannan ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Altman ; Avila ; Bell ; Beltran ; Botana ; Buchanan ; Bush ; Casello ; Chambliss ; DiCeglie ; Fabricio ; Fetterhoff ; Grall ; Gregory ; Hawkins ; Ingoglia ; Latvala ; Maggard ; Massullo ; McClain ; Morales ; Overdorf ; Payne ; Rizo ; Robinson, W. ; Rommel ; Roth ; Salzman ; Shoaf ; Sirois ; Smith, D. ; Snyder ; Stevenson ; Yarborough

Law Enforcement ; Authorizes a sheriff to transfer funds between specified categories and code levels after his or her budget is approved; revises salary minimums for county sheriffs; provides for adoption benefits for law enforcements officers; creates Florida Law Enforcement Recruitment Bonus Payment Program; provides exemption from certain law enforcement officer training requirements for military veterans; provides requirements for skills training for law enforcement officers relating to officer health & safety; makes children of law enforcement officers eligible for Family Empowerment Scholarships; encourages school districts to establish public safety telecommunication training programs & offer law enforcement explorer programs; requires Board of Governors & State Board of Education to create process that enables eligible law enforcement officers or former officers to earn credit for college-level training & education acquired while serving an officer; creates Florida Law Enforcement Academy Scholarship Program; provides for reimbursement for out-of-state & special operations forces law enforcement equivalency training.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 4/5/2022 - Chapter No. 2022-23
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/11/2022 House • Filed
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/12/2022 House • Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
1/13/2022 House • Added to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee agenda
1/18/2022 House • Favorable by Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Reported out of Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Now in Appropriations Committee
1/27/2022 House • Added to Appropriations Committee agenda
1/31/2022 House • Favorable with CS by Appropriations Committee
2/1/2022 House • Reported out of Appropriations Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2/2/2022 House • Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
2/4/2022 House • Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
2/8/2022 House • Favorable by Judiciary Committee
• Reported out of Judiciary Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
2/10/2022 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (2/15/2022)
2/15/2022 House • Read 2nd time
• Amendment 283411 Failed
• Amendment 264071 Failed
• Amendment 450861 Failed
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
2/16/2022 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 108, NAYS 4
2/17/2022 House • Requests that the Senate pass the bill as passed by the House or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference
• Immediately certified
2/17/2022 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Appropriations -SJ 427
• Received -SJ 427
2/23/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/28/22, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building
2/28/2022 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 521
3/1/2022 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/7/2022 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/22 -SJ 760
3/9/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 743
• Amendment(s) failed (241014) -SJ 745
• Amendment(s) adopted (880670) -SJ 745
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/10/2022 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 762
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 34 NAYS 0 -SJ 763
3/10/2022 House • In Messages
• Added to Senate Message List
• Amendment 880670 Concur
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114, NAYS 3
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled
3/31/2022 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/1/2022 • Approved by Governor
4/5/2022 • Chapter No. 2022-23