Florida Senate - 2017 CS for SB 856 By the Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability; and Senator Broxson 585-04366-17 2017856c1 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 under certain circumstances; providing applicability; 9 providing a directive to the Division of Law Revision 10 and Information; providing an effective date. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 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) Except in a county as defined in s. 125.011(1), a 20 district school board may not: 21 1. Award an annual contract on the basis of any contingency 22 or condition not expressly authorized in this section; or 23 2. Alter or limit its authority to award or not award an 24 annual contract as provided in this section. 25 26 This paragraph applies only to a collective bargaining agreement 27 entered into or renewed by a district school board on or after 28 the effective date of this act. 29 Section 2. The Division of Law Revision and Information is 30 directed to replace the phrase “the effective date of this act” 31 as it occurs in section 1 of this act with the date this act 32 takes effect. 33 Section 3. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.