$400,000,000.00 (Four Hundred Million Dollars)?

Why does any bill like CS/SB 7026 cost the taxpaying public

(Four Hundred Million Dollars)?
CS/SB 7026: Public Safety

This is a

“Watered Down Bill at the very most”




are stuck with the bill!

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations; Rules
Public Safety; Citing this act as the
“Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act”;
authorizing the awarding of grants through the Crime Stoppers Trust Fund for student crime watch programs;
establishing the Office of Safe Schools within the Department of Education;
providing that each sheriff may establish a Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program and appoint certain volunteer school employees as school guardians; prohibiting a person who has been adjudicated mentally defective or been committed to a mental institution from owning or possessing a firearm until certain relief is obtained; prohibiting a person younger than a certain age from purchasing a firearm;
prohibiting specified acts relating to the sale and possession of bump-fire stocks;
creating the
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
Public Safety Commission
the Department of Law Enforcement, etc.
APPROPRIATION: $400,000,000.00