ENROLLED 2012 Legislature CS for SB 98, 1st Engrossed 201298er 1 2 An act relating to education; authorizing a district 3 school board to adopt a policy that allows an 4 inspirational message to be delivered by students at a 5 student assembly; providing policy requirements; 6 providing purpose; providing an effective date. 7 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 10 Section 1. (1) A district school board may adopt a policy 11 allowing an inspirational message to be delivered by students at 12 a student assembly. The policy must provide that: 13 (a) Students who are responsible for organizing any 14 student-led portion of a student assembly shall: 15 1. Have sole discretion in determining whether an 16 inspirational message is to be delivered. 17 2. Choose the student volunteers who will deliver an 18 inspirational message. The student volunteers shall be solely 19 responsible for the preparation and content of the inspirational 20 message. 21 (b) School district personnel may not: 22 1. Participate in, or otherwise influence, the 23 determination of whether an inspirational message is to be 24 delivered or select the student volunteers who will deliver the 25 inspirational message. 26 2. Monitor or otherwise review the content of a student 27 volunteer’s inspirational message. 28 (2) The purpose of this section is to provide students with 29 the opportunity for formal or ceremonious observance of an 30 occasion or event. 31 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2012.