Section 233.47, Florida Statutes 2001
233.47 Responsibility of pupils, parents, or guardians for instructional materials.--
(1) All instructional materials heretofore or hereafter purchased under the provisions of this chapter shall be the property of the district. When distributed to the pupils, such materials shall be merely loaned to the pupils of the school while pursuing the courses of study therein and are to be returned at the direction of the principal or teacher in charge. Each parent, guardian, or other person having charge of a pupil to whom or for whom materials have been issued, as provided herein, shall be held liable for any loss or destruction of, or unnecessary damage to, such materials or for failure of such pupil to return such materials when directed by the principal or teacher in charge, and shall be required to pay for such loss, destruction, or unnecessary damage as provided by law.
(2) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit parents, guardians, or other persons from purchasing from the district school board instructional materials adopted by the state under the provisions of the school code.
History.--s. 747, ch. 19355, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 892(258); s. 20, ch. 74-337.