PARKLAND, FL- Earlier this week both the Florida House of Representatives and the Senate voted to unanimously pass Alyssa's Law in the state of Florida. The House voted 119-0 and the Senate 40-0 to pass the bill. Alyssa's Law is named for former Stoneman Douglas student Alyssa Alhadeff, who lost her life along with 16 others in the February 14, 2018 tragedy.
Alyssa's Law would mandate that all public schools in the state of Florida install silent alarms that will be directly connected to local law enforcement in a state of emergency. Technology available today can also make the silent alarm system doable through smart phones. Alyssa's Law will require that every public school have an approved silent alarm system in place.
The bill is sponsored by Senator Lauren Book and State Representatives Michael Gottlieb and Dan Daley.
Alyssa's Law now moves to the desk of Governor Ron DeSantis, who would officially sign the bill into law.
"Thank you all so much. Thank you for emailing and calling. It all paid off. We did it," shared Alhadeff.