Following a meeting with the families of victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Governor Rick Scott yesterday signed SB 7026, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act. This legislation makes significant reforms to make Florida schools safer, while keeping firearms out of the hands of mentally ill and dangerous individuals. For more information on the bill, click HERE.
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Representative Kristin Jacobs, Tony Montalto -father of Gina Montalto-, Ryan Petty -father of Alaina Petty-, Gena Hoyer -mother of Luke Hoyer-, House Speaker Richard Corcoran, Governor Rick Scott, Hunter Pollack -brother of Meadow Pollack-, Andy Pollack -father of Meadow Pollack-, Julie Phillips-Pollack, Senator Bill Galvano.
Governor Scott’s full remarks as prepared for delivery upon the signing of SB 7026 are available HERE.