FL S0538 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Status: Passed on June 22 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-06-22 - Chapter No. 2020-53
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Requiring the Division of Emergency Management to create a list of reportable incidents; requiring such list to include certain events; requiring a political subdivision to report incidents contained on the list to the State Watch Office; authorizing the Division of Emergency Management to establish guidelines a political subdivision must follow to report an incident, etc.

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Emergency Reporting


Roll Calls

2020-03-12 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#42 (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-11 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#687 (Y: 115 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-06 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#11 (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-06-22 Chapter No. 2020-53
2020-06-20 Approved by Governor
2020-06-11 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2020-03-12SenateOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2020-03-12SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0
2020-03-12SenateConcurred in 1 amendment(s) (093237)
2020-03-11SenateIn returning messages
2020-03-11HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0
2020-03-11HouseRead 3rd time
2020-03-10HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2020-03-10HouseAmendment(s) adopted (093237) 1043
2020-03-10HouseRead 2nd time
2020-03-10HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/10/20
2020-03-09HouseReferred to Calendar
2020-03-06HouseIn Messages
2020-03-06SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0
2020-03-06SenateAmendment(s) adopted (682306)
2020-03-06SenateRead 3rd time
2020-03-05SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2020-03-05SenateRead 2nd time
2020-03-03SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/05/20
2020-02-19SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2020-02-19SenateFavorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0
2020-02-14SenateOn Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/19/20, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2020-02-12SenateCS/CS by Community Affairs read 1st time
2020-02-12SenateNow in Rules
2020-02-11SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2020-02-10SenateCS/CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
2020-02-05SenateOn Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/10/20, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
2020-01-27SenateCS by Infrastructure and Security read 1st time
2020-01-23SenateNow in Community Affairs
2020-01-22SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2020-01-21SenateCS by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
2020-01-16SenateOn Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 01/21/20, 4:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
2019-11-01SenateReferred to Infrastructure and Security; Community Affairs; Rules

Same As/Similar To

H865 (Same As) 2020-03-10 - Laid on Table - Companion bill(s) CS/CS/SB 538 passed

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
252351Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2020/538/Vote/SenateVote_s00538c2011.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2020/538/Vote/HouseVote_s00538e1687.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2020/538/Vote/SenateVote_s00538e1042.PDF

Bill Comments