Florida Senate - 2024                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1262
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/27/2024           .                                

       The Committee on Rules (Collins) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 22 - 51
    4  and insert:
    5         a.Fifty hours of training in business or public
    6  administration, business or public management, or emergency
    7  management or preparedness. A bachelor’s degree may be
    8  substituted for this requirement.
    9         b.Four years of verifiable experience in comprehensive
   10  emergency management services, which includes improving
   11  preparedness for emergency and disaster protection, prevention,
   12  mitigation, response, and recovery, with direct supervisory
   13  responsibility for responding to at least one emergency or
   14  disaster.
   15         (I)A master’s degree in emergency preparedness or
   16  management, business or public administration, communications,
   17  finance, homeland security, public health, criminal justice,
   18  meteorology, or environmental science may be substituted for 2
   19  years of experience required under this sub-subparagraph but not
   20  for the required supervisory experience.
   21         (II)A valid accreditation as a Certified Master Exercise
   22  Practitioner through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as
   23  a Certified Emergency Manager through the International
   24  Association of Emergency Managers, or as a Florida Professional
   25  Emergency Manager through the Florida Professional Emergency
   26  Preparedness Association may be substituted for the requirements
   27  of this sub-subparagraph. A certification used as substitution
   28  for the requirements of this sub-subparagraph must be currently
   29  maintained in good standing at all times until the actual time
   30  and experience requirements satisfying this sub-subparagraph are
   31  met by the appointee.
   32         c.One hundred fifty hours in comprehensive emergency
   33  management training provided through or approved by the Federal
   34  Emergency Management Agency or its successor, including
   35  completion of the following National Incident Management System
   36  courses, or equivalent courses established by the Federal
   37  Emergency Management Agency through the Emergency Management
   38  Institute:
   39         (I)ICS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System;
   40         (II)ICS-200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial
   41  Response;
   42         (III)ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents;
   43         (IV)ICS-400: Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff;
   44         (V)IS-700: National Incident Management System, An
   45  Introduction; and
   46         (VI)IS-800: National Response Framework (NRF), An
   47  Introduction.
   49  All training required by this sub-subparagraph must have been
   50  completed no earlier than 10 years preceding the date of
   51  appointment, regardless of whether it is an initial appointment
   52  or reappointment.
   53         d.A valid driver license. If the license is not a Florida