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SB 70 - Establishes Alert Systems in Public Schools - Florida Key Vote

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (40-0) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Alert Systems in Public Schools

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with house amendments and pass a bill that establishes "Alyssa's Law," which requires each public school to implement a mobile panic alert system.

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  • Requires all public schools to implement a mobile panic alert system that ensures real-time coordination of first-responder agencies, beginning with the 2021-2022 school year (Sec. 2).

  • Authorizes public school districts to implement additional strategies to ensure real-time coordination of first responder agencies in a school security emergency (Sec. 2).

  • Requires the Department of Education to consult with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission, the Department of Law Enforcement, and the Division of Emergency Management to issue a competitive solicitation to contract for the mobile panic alert system for the 2020-2021 fiscal year (Sec. 2).

  • Specifies that the provisions of this bill shall take effect July 1, 2020 (Sec. 3).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (119-0) -

Title: Establishes Alert Systems in Public Schools

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (40-0) -

Title: Establishes Alert Systems in Public Schools

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes Alert Systems in Public Schools

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