Florida Senate - 2013                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 134
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    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 provided 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.
   37  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   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.