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HB 477 — Term Limits for District School Board Members

by Rep. Rizo and others (CS/CS/SB 1110 by Community Affairs Committee; Ethics and Elections Committee; and Senator Ingoglia)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Ethics and Elections Committee (EE)

This bill (Chapter 2023-37, L.O.F.) reduces the length of the term limit for school board members to 8 years from 12 years. The term limit applies to terms of office beginning on or after November 8, 2022.

These provisions were approved by the Governor and take effect July 1, 2023.

Vote: Senate 30-7; House 79-29