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Nikolas Cruz appears in court in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Feb. 19.

Nikolas Cruz appears in court in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Feb. 19.

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Tallahassee, Fla. (AP) -- The Florida House passed a school safety bill Wednesday that includes new restrictions on rifle sales and a program to arm some teachers, sending the measure to the governor for his signature.

The vote of 67-50 reflected a mix of Republicans and Democrats in support and opposition. The measure, a response to the shootings at a Parkland high school that left 17 dead, is supported by the victims' families.