Florida Senate - 2013 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for CS for SB 134
Senate . House
Floor: 1/AD/2R .
03/27/2013 04:55 PM .
Senator Ring moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Delete lines 17 - 54
4 and insert:
5 (a) The district school board shall hold not less than one
6 regular meeting each month for the transaction of business
7 according to a schedule arranged by the district school board.
8 The district school board shall convene at least one regular
9 meeting each quarter within a school year during the evening
10 hours. The district school board shall create written criteria
11 for deciding when to convene a quarterly meeting during the
12 evening hours. A district school board is deemed to be in
13 compliance with this paragraph if it maintains, and operates in
14 accordance with, a policy that requires the portion of a regular
15 meeting which is open to public comment to begin no earlier than
16 4:30 p.m.
17 (b) The district school board
and shall convene in a
18 special meeting sessions when called by the district school
19 superintendent or by the district school superintendent on
20 request of the chair of the district school board, or on request
21 of a majority of the members of the district school board. An
22 action ; provided that actions taken at a special meeting has
23 meetings shall have the same force and effect as if taken at a
24 regular meeting, and ; and p rovided further that in the event the
25 district school superintendent should fail to call a special
26 meeting when requested to do so, as prescribed herein, such a
27 meeting may be called by the chair of the district school board
28 or by a majority of the members of the district school board by
29 giving 2 days’ written notice of the time and purpose of the
30 meeting to all members and to the district school
31 superintendent, in which event the minutes of the meeting must
32 shall set forth the facts regarding the procedure in calling the
33 meeting and the reason the meeting was called. The minutes must
34 therefor and shall be signed either by the chair or by a
35 majority of the members of the district school board.
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38 And the title is amended as follows:
39 Delete line 9
40 and insert:
41 circumstances; deleting a provision regarding a
42 special meeting; providing an effective date.