Florida Senate - 2013 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 134 Barcode 858128 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: WD . 03/22/2013 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Ring) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 48 and 49 4 insert: 5 Section 2. Subsection (8) is added to section 1001.41, 6 Florida Statutes, to read: 7 1001.41 General powers of district school board.—The 8 district school board, after considering recommendations 9 submitted by the district school superintendent, shall exercise 10 the following general powers: 11 (8) Make requests at a regular or special meeting of the 12 district school board or to the superintendent or his or her 13 designee to research issues pertaining to the efficient 14 operation and general improvement of the district school system. 15 Section 3. Subsection (15) of section 1001.51, Florida 16 Statutes, is amended to read: 17 1001.51 Duties and responsibilities of district school 18 superintendent.—The district school superintendent shall 19 exercise all powers and perform all duties listed below and 20 elsewhere in the law, provided that, in so doing, he or she 21 shall advise and counsel with the district school board. The 22 district school superintendent shall perform all tasks necessary 23 to make sound recommendations, nominations, proposals, and 24 reports required by law to be acted upon by the district school 25 board. All such recommendations, nominations, proposals, and 26 reports by the district school superintendent shall be either 27 recorded in the minutes or shall be made in writing, noted in 28 the minutes, and filed in the public records of the district 29 school board. It shall be presumed that, in the absence of the 30 record required in this section, the recommendations, 31 nominations, and proposals required of the district school 32 superintendent were not contrary to the action taken by the 33 district school board in such matters. 34 (15) COOPERATE WITH DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD.—Cooperate with 35 the district school board in every manner practicable to the end 36 that the district school system may continuously be improved. 37 The superintendent or his or her designee shall accept a school 38 board member’s request to research issues pertaining to the 39 efficient operation and general improvement of the district 40 school system. 41 42 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 43 And the title is amended as follows: 44 Delete lines 2 - 7 45 and insert: 46 An act relating to district school boards; amending s. 47 1001.372, F.S.; requiring district school boards to 48 convene at least one regular meeting each quarter 49 during a school year during the evening hours and to 50 create written criteria for convening such a meeting; 51 amending s. 1001.41, F.S.; revising the general powers 52 of a district school board; amending s. 1001.51, F.S.; 53 revising the duties and responsibilities of a 54 superintendent; providing an effective date.