Florida Senate - 2019 SB 292 By Senator Lee 20-00735-19 2019292__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to education; amending s. 1001.43, 3 F.S.; making a technical change; prohibiting a 4 district school board from prohibiting a student from 5 lawfully wearing the uniform of any branch of the 6 military or naval service of the United States or of 7 the state at his or her graduation ceremony; providing 8 an effective date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. Subsection (8) of section 1001.43, Florida 13 Statutes, is amended to read: 14 1001.43 Supplemental powers and duties of district school 15 board.—The district school board may exercise the following 16 supplemental powers and duties as authorized by this code or 17 State Board of Education rule. 18 (8) STUDENT ASSESSMENT AND AFFAIRS.—The district school 19 board may adopt policies and procedures governing attendance 20 monitoring and checks; truancy;
graduation requirements and21 graduation exercises;fees, fines, and charges imposed on 22 students; evaluation of student records and transcripts; 23 transfer of student records; grading and academic evaluation of 24 students; tests and examinations, including early examinations; 25 guidance and counseling; andstudent participation in 26 competitions, student performances and exhibitions, contests for 27 students, and social events; and graduation requirements and 28 graduation exercises. A district school board may not prohibit a 29 student from lawfully wearing the uniform of any branch of the 30 military or naval service of the United States or of the state 31 at his or her graduation ceremony. 32 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.