HB 0389

A bill to be entitled
2An act relating to teacher quality; amending s. 1012.52,
3F.S.; providing legislative findings to enunciate that an
4effective educator in this state is able to demonstrate an
5awareness of actions that may constitute a hate crime by
6completing the hate crimes training program offered by the
7Department of Legal Affairs; providing an effective date.
9Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
11     Section 1.  Paragraph (q) is added to subsection (2) of
12section 1012.52, Florida Statutes, to read:
13     1012.52  Teacher quality; legislative findings.--
14     (2)  The Legislature further finds that effective educators
15are able to do the following:
16     (q)  Demonstrate an awareness of actions that may
17constitute a hate crime by completing the hate crimes training
18program offered by the Office of Civil Rights within the
19Department of Legal Affairs.
20     Section 2.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2005.

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