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The 2001 Florida Statutes

Title XVI
Chapter 237
Financial Accounts And Expenditures For Public Schools
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Section 237.071, Florida Statutes 2001

237.071  School board to adopt tentative budget.--

(1)  On or before the date prescribed in regulations of the state board, the school board of each district shall receive and examine the tentative budget submitted by the superintendent, and shall require such changes to be made, in keeping with the purposes of the school code, as may be to the best interest of the school program in the district.

(2)  The school board shall determine, within prescribed limits, the reserves to be allotted for contingencies, and the cash balance to be carried forward at the end of the year. If the school board shall require any changes to be made in receipts, in the reserves for contingencies, or in the cash balance to be carried forward at the end of the year, it shall also require necessary changes to be made in the appropriations for expenditures so that the budget, as changed, will not contain appropriations for expenditures and reserves in excess of, or less than, estimated receipts and balances.

(3)  The proposed budget shall include an amount for local required effort for current operation, in accordance with the requirements of s. 236.081(4).

(4)  The board shall adopt a tentative budget.

History.--s. 1069, ch. 19355, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 892(388); ss. 15, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 1, ch. 69-300; s. 167, ch. 72-221; s. 10, ch. 74-227; s. 4, ch. 81-104.

Note.--Former s. 237.11.

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