Florida Senate - 2016 SB 1160 By Senator Detert 28-01378A-16 20161160__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to the Art in the Capitol Competition; 3 creating the Art in the Capitol Competition for 4 students in specified grades; specifying procedures 5 for student participation, notification, and the 6 selection and display of winning submissions; 7 authorizing rulemaking; providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. (1) There is created the Art in the Capitol 12 Competition, a statewide visual arts competition for students in 13 grades 6 through 8, to be administered by the Department of 14 Management Services and the Department of Education. 15 (2) The Department of Education shall notify each school 16 district and the Department of Management Services shall notify 17 each state representative and state senator of the Art in the 18 Capitol Competition, including the applicable deadlines, 19 submission rules, and selection process. 20 (3)(a) A submission may not violate copyright laws and 21 must: 22 1. Be two dimensional. 23 2. Be no larger than 28 inches wide by 28 inches long by 4 24 inches thick. 25 3. Weigh less than 15 pounds. 26 4. Be original in concept, design, and execution. 27 (b) Each submission must include: 28 1. The student’s name, grade, and school of enrollment. 29 2. The name of the city in which the school is located. 30 3. The numbers of the state representative district and the 31 state senatorial district in which the school is located. 32 (4)(a) By January 1, 2017, and annually thereafter, a 33 student may submit his or her artwork to the selection committee 34 at his or her middle school. Each selection committee shall 35 consist of five individuals selected by the principal of the 36 school and include local artists, parents, and teachers. 37 (b) By January 15, 2017, and annually thereafter, each 38 selection committee must select the winning submission for the 39 school and submit copies of the artwork to the office of the 40 state representative and state senator of the respective 41 districts in which the school is located. 42 (c) By February 1, 2017, and annually thereafter, each 43 state representative and state senator must select the winning 44 submission for his or her district and notify the Department of 45 Management Services, the Department of Education, and the 46 appropriate selection committee of his or her decision. Upon 47 such notification, the appropriate selection committee shall 48 mail the winning submission to the Department of Management 49 Services. 50 (5) The Department of Management Services shall collect the 51 winning submissions and arrange to have them displayed in the 52 Capitol Building during the regular legislative session. Upon 53 adjournment of the legislative session, each student may arrange 54 with the Department of Management Services for the return of his 55 or her artwork. 56 (6) The Department of Management Services may adopt rules 57 to administer this section. 58 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.