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.
   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)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.
   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.