HB 3 -  Law Enforcement Officer, Benefits, Recruitment, and Training

by Leek (CO-SPONSORS) Gregory; Latvala; Massullo; Overdorf; Sirois
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: July 1, 2022
Last Event: Added to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee agenda on Thursday, January 13, 2022 12:59 PM

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Chamber: House Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee 1/14/2022 6:28:17 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Added to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee agenda Time: 01/13/2022 - 12:59 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 01/12/2022 - 7:40 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 01/12/2022 - 7:40 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Appropriations Committee Time: 01/12/2022 - 7:40 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 01/12/2022 - 7:40 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/11/2022 - 9:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 01/11/2022 - 10:01 AM Member: Leek Committee: Version: __