Florida Senate - 2018 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 7026 Ì689066HÎ689066 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . Floor: WD/2R . 03/03/2018 05:58 PM . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Farmer moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment to Substitute Amendment (726990) 2 3 Delete lines 1701 - 1722 4 and insert: 5 restorative justice, or similar programs. The Legislature finds 6 that zero-tolerance policies are not intended to be rigorously 7 applied to petty acts of misconduct and misdemeanors, including, 8 but not limited to, minor fights or disturbances. Zero-tolerance 9 policies
The Legislature finds that zero-tolerance policiesmust 10 apply equally to all students regardless of their economic 11 status, race, or disability. 12 (2) Each district school board shall adopt a policy of zero 13 tolerance that: 14 (f) Requires the threat assessment team to consult with law 15 enforcement when a student exhibits a pattern of behavior, based 16 upon previous acts or the severity of an act, that would pose a 17 threat to school safety. 18 (4) 19 (c) Zero-tolerance policies do not require the reporting of 20 petty acts of misconduct and misdemeanors to a law enforcement 21 agency, including, but not limited to, disorderly conduct, 22 disrupting a school function,simple assault or battery, affray, 23 theft of less than $300, trespassing, and vandalism of less than 24 $1,000.