Florida Senate - 2016                             CS for SB 1160
       By the Committee on Education Pre-K - 12; and Senator Detert
       581-02945-16                                          20161160c1
    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         providing an effective date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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) Each school district shall annually hold an Art in the
   16  Capitol Competition for all public, private, and home education
   17  students in grades 6 through 8. Submissions shall be judged by a
   18  selection committee consisting of art teachers whose students
   19  have not submitted artwork for consideration.
   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 the student’s name, grade,
   28  and school of enrollment and the city in which the school is
   29  located.
   30         (4) Each winning submission shall be provided to the
   31  legislator of the legislative district in which the student
   32  resides no later than sixty days prior to the start of each
   33  regular legislative session. The legislator shall provide the
   34  winning submission to the Department of Management Services.
   35         (5) The Department of Management Services shall collect the
   36  winning submissions and arrange to have them displayed in the
   37  Capitol Building during the regular legislative session. Upon
   38  adjournment of the legislative session, the legislator shall
   39  return the winning submission to the student.
   40         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.