Florida Senate - 2019 CS for SB 292 By the Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; and Senator Lee 583-02738-19 2019292c1 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 of the Armed 6 Forces of the United States or of the state at his or 7 her graduation ceremony; providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Subsection (8) of section 1001.43, Florida 12 Statutes, is amended to read: 13 1001.43 Supplemental powers and duties of district school 14 board.—The district school board may exercise the following 15 supplemental powers and duties as authorized by this code or 16 State Board of Education rule. 17 (8) STUDENT ASSESSMENT AND AFFAIRS.—The district school 18 board may adopt policies and procedures governing attendance 19 monitoring and checks; truancy;
graduation requirements and20 graduation exercises;fees, fines, and charges imposed on 21 students; evaluation of student records and transcripts; 22 transfer of student records; grading and academic evaluation of 23 students; tests and examinations, including early examinations; 24 guidance and counseling; andstudent participation in 25 competitions, student performances and exhibitions, contests for 26 students, and social events; and graduation requirements and 27 graduation exercises. A district school board may not prohibit a 28 student from lawfully wearing the uniform of any of the Armed 29 Forces of the United States or of the state at his or her 30 graduation ceremony. 31 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.