The "Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act" would raise the age to purchase a firearm to 21 from 18; require a three-day waiting period for firearm purchases, with some exceptions; ban the sale or possession of bump fire stocks, which allow a semiautomatic weapon to fire more like an automatic weapon; give law enforcement more power to seize weapons and ammunition from those deemed mentally unfit or otherwise a threat; and provide additional funding for armed school resource officers and mental health services.
Under the proposal, school staff members who could be armed must complete 144 hours of training and meet other criteria. The Senate signed off on the measure Monday after Republican leaders rebranded the controversial marshal provision, naming it after a Marjory Stoneman Douglas assistant football coach who died protecting students on February 14. Sen.
Gov. Rick Scott, who was in Puerto Rico at the time the Senate passed the bill Monday evening, has repeatedly said he does not want armed teachers in schools.
The "Fix NICS" bill would penalize federal agencies that don't properly report required records and reward states that comply by providing them with federal grant preferences.
Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, an Orlando Democrat who is gay, repeatedly tried to add gun restrictions to the proposal and finally offered an amendment that would steer money to create a memorial for the victims of the shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando.
"This is still part of that same theme of taking safe zones and putting guns in them", said Sen. "The mentality that we take what we can get and come back next year and fight for more, I'm sorry".
Meanwhile, the Sun Sentinel reported a second student injured in the shooting has filed a letter of intent to sue the Broward Sheriff's Office, the school system and others. It didn't dawn on me when I went to the school and saw where he had dragged himself out of the building and died in front of the door, it never dawned on me, well, what if he had a gun.
"If this was a secret ballot, this program would be out of the bill", Moskowitz told House members. "When it becomes law, things will start changing".
"We'll let justice take its course at this point", Lewis said.
The Florida House of Representatives rejected three dozen amendments on Tuesday, including a last-ditch bid to strip the bill of any measures permitting school staff to carry guns to work. "We're trying hard, we don't have all the answers but we are giving it our best and we will keep giving it our best".
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, has sponsored a similar bill in the Senate, although senators are expected to turn first to a bill strengthening the federal background checks system for gun purchases. Tom Lee, a former Senate president who was one of six Republicans -- along with Dennis Baxley of Ocala, George Gainer of Panama City, Denise Grimsley of Sebring, Dorothy Hukill of Port Orange and Greg Steube of Sarasota -- who voted against the measure, predicted the House would accept the Senate's language.
The new seasonal flights will operate twice weekly from Richmond International Airport to Nashville International Airport (BNA). Dates, times and prices for flights through August 2018 are now available on the airline's website.
McNair apologized for the remark and met the players, but this attempt was not successful as several players walked out. But the organization denied the report calling the claim "categorically false and without merit ", Sportsnet reported.
You got your Bezos, Buffett, Bloomberg, and Brin, as well as the Koch Brothers, Bill Gates , Larry Ellison , and Mark Zuckerberg . However, it was a slightly poor showing from Thomson compared to the 2017 list when he had reportedly amassed US$27.2 billion.
But Ball has been brilliant since returning from a knee injury that sidelined him for 15 games before the NBA All-Star break. As of this writing, 66% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Spurs to cover the point spread.
Trump said his administration is conducting a study and will make strong suggestions on protecting the midterms and beyond. It also acts as a protecting power for the United States in the country. "They want a piece of the West Wing", Trump said.
Developing a "light" update to Skype, Microsoft focuses on the hundreds of millions of users, mainly in developing countries. For instance, if you've snapped a business card, you'll be able to upload the person's details directly into your contacts.
Meanwhile, Cuban flatly denied the allegation, telling the Associated Press on Tuesday: " It didn't happen ". The woman, who was not identified in the article, told Willamette Week , "I really left it in the past".
What a run! We reached 17 straight days above normal, 21 of the past 22 days above, and now a decided change is underway. Depending on how impressive the energy transfer is and the track of the system, up to a few inches of snow are likely.
Gwala's training partner Sandile Shange told the BBC that the attackers didn't want Gwala's phone, bike or watch. They were cutting one foot, he was fighting and screaming, and when they got to the bone they got stuck.
The energy behemoth has significant business dealings in sub-Saharan Africa , including in Chad, Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea. Another top concern is African nations' growing indebtedness to Beijing, which is building infrastructure across the continent.
Mizzou's Michael Porter Jr. To Return For SEC Tournament
Per ESPN's Paul Finebaum , Missouri head coach Cuonzo Martin confirmed Porter said he wanted to help the team down the stretch. The Tigers went 20-11 in the regular season and have earned a first round bye in the SEC Tournament as the fifth seed.
BMW M8 Gran Coupe Concept revealed
The 8 Series Coupe is due in road-ready form later this year, and the Gran Coupe is scheduled for release in 2019. Frustratingly, since all the M8 Gran Coupe Concept is, is a design study, BW didn't offer any technical details.