Florida Senate - 2011 SB 1250
By Senator Dockery
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to powers and duties of district
3 school boards; amending s. 1001.42, F.S.; deleting a
4 specific requirement for the uniform opening date of
5 schools in the district; providing an effective date.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
9 Section 1. Paragraph (f) of subsection (4) of section
10 1001.42, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
11 1001.42 Powers and duties of district school board.—The
12 district school board, acting as a board, shall exercise all
13 powers and perform all duties listed below:
14 (4) ESTABLISHMENT, ORGANIZATION, AND OPERATION OF SCHOOLS.
15 Adopt and provide for the execution of plans for the
16 establishment, organization, and operation of the schools of the
17 district, including, but not limited to, the following:
18 (f) Opening and closing of schools; fixing uniform date.
19 Adopt policies for the opening and closing of schools and fix
20 uniform dates
; however, beginning with the 2007-2008 school
21 year, the opening date for schools in the district may not be
22 earlier than 14 days before Labor Day each year.
23 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2011.