Florida Senate - 2021                                     SB 880
       By Senator Rodriguez
       39-00826-21                                            2021880__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to the Florida High School Athletic
    3         Association; requiring the Florida High School
    4         Athletic Association to adopt specified bylaws or
    5         policies; providing an effective date.
    7  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
    9         Section 1. Paragraph (n) is added to subsection (2) of
   10  section 1006.20, Florida Statutes, to read:
   11         1006.20 Athletics in public K-12 schools.—
   13         (n) The FHSAA shall adopt bylaws or policies that:
   14         1. Authorize a member school to provide 30 seconds of
   15  opening remarks over a public-access system before the start of
   16  an athletic competition.
   17         2. Prohibit the FHSAA from controlling, monitoring, or
   18  reviewing the contents of any member school’s opening remarks.
   19         3. Require that, before any opening remarks, a public
   20  address announcer announce that: “The content of the following
   21  opening remarks is not endorsed by the FHSAA or reflective of
   22  the views or opinions of the FHSAA.”
   23         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2021.