Florida Senate - 2017                                     SB 856
       By Senator Broxson
       1-01397-17                                             2017856__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to education; amending s. 1012.335,
    3         F.S.; prohibiting a district school board from
    4         awarding an annual contract for instructional
    5         personnel under certain circumstances; prohibiting a
    6         district school board from altering or limiting its
    7         authority to award or not award an annual contract;
    8         providing applicability; providing a directive to the
    9         Division of Law Revision and Information; providing an
   10         effective date.
   12  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   14         Section 1. Paragraph (d) is added to subsection (2) of
   15  section 1012.335, Florida Statutes, to read:
   16         1012.335 Contracts with instructional personnel hired on or
   17  after July 1, 2011.—
   18         (2) EMPLOYMENT.—
   19         (d)A district school board may not:
   20         1.Award an annual contract on the basis of any contingency
   21  or condition not expressly authorized in this section; or
   22         2.Alter or limit its authority to award or not award an
   23  annual contract as provided in this section.
   25  This paragraph applies only to a collective bargaining agreement
   26  entered into or renewed by a district school board on or after
   27  the effective date of this act.
   28         Section 2. The Division of Law Revision and Information is
   29  directed to replace the phrase “the effective date of this act”
   30  as it occurs in section 1 of this act with the date this act
   31  takes effect.
   32         Section 3. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.