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CS/SB 150: Public Safety

GENERAL BILL by Fiscal Policy ; Collins ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gruters ; Martin ; Hooper

Public Safety; Requiring sheriffs to assist private schools in complying with a certain statute; authorizing a person to carry a concealed weapon or concealed firearm if he or she is licensed to do so or meets specified requirements; specifying that the state bears the burden of proof for certain violations; requiring a person who is carrying a concealed weapon or concealed firearm without a license to carry valid identification and display such identification upon demand by a law enforcement officer; providing that a person who is authorized to carry a concealed weapon or concealed firearm without a license is subject to specified penalties for possessing such weapon or firearm at a school-sponsored event or on school property; requiring the Office of Safe Schools to develop a behavioral threat management operational process by a specified date; authorizing a private school to partner with a law enforcement agency or security agency for specified purposes, etc. APPROPRIATION: $60,177,846

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2023
Last Action: 3/29/2023 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 543 -SJ 263
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Fiscal Policy (FP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/9/2023 Senate • Filed
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Fiscal Policy
2/13/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/20/23, 3:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/20/2023 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 3
2/21/2023 Senate • Now in Fiscal Policy
3/6/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 03/09/23, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/7/2023 Senate • Introduced
3/9/2023 Senate • CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 13 NAYS 6
3/10/2023 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/14/2023 Senate • CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time
3/27/2023 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/29/23
3/29/2023 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 262
• Substituted CS/HB 543 -SJ 263
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 543 -SJ 263