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Senate Bill 0122

Senate Bill sb0122

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    Florida Senate - 2004                                   SB 122

    By Senator Fasano





    11-137-04

  1                      A bill to be entitled

  2         An act relating to instructional materials for

  3         K-12 public education; authorizing the

  4         Department of Education to conduct a pilot

  5         program; authorizing a pilot program within

  6         specified counties to enable selected school

  7         districts to realize cost savings in the

  8         purchase of used instructional materials;

  9         imposing requirements on the vendors of such

10         materials; absolving the state from

11         responsibility for certain financial losses;

12         requiring the Council for Education Policy

13         Research and Improvement to report to the

14         Legislature; providing for future repeal;

15         providing an effective date.

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17  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:

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19         Section 1.  Notwithstanding section 1006.37, Florida

20  Statutes, the Department of Education may conduct a pilot

21  program to enable selected school districts to realize cost

22  savings without loss of quality or availability for individual

23  students in the purchase of used instructional materials. The

24  school districts of Hernando County, Pasco County, and Polk

25  County may participate in the pilot program. Charter schools

26  in those school districts may also participate in the pilot

27  program. When a secondhand book dealer or other third-party

28  book vendor provides used adopted instructional materials to a

29  school district, the dealer or vendor must certify the

30  availability of the used instructional materials, provide the

31  International Standard Book Number of each of the used

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    Florida Senate - 2004                                   SB 122
    11-137-04




 1  instructional materials, and certify that such materials are

 2  not samples or first printings, are the most currently

 3  adopted, Florida-specific instructional materials, and conform

 4  to the Sunshine State Standards. The state is not responsible

 5  for financial loss caused by the school district's deviating

 6  from the requirements of section 1006.37, Florida Statutes.

 7  The Council for Education Policy Research and Improvement

 8  shall submit to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of

 9  the House of Representatives for consideration during the 2005

10  Regular Session a report of the cost savings to school

11  districts based on results of the pilot program. This section

12  is repealed July 1, 2007.

13         Section 2.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2004.

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16                          SENATE SUMMARY

17    Authorizes the Department of Education to conduct a pilot
      program within specified counties to enable selected
18    school districts to realize cost savings in the purchase
      of used instructional materials.  Imposes certain
19    requirements on the vendors of such materials. Absolves
      the state from responsibility for certain financial
20    losses. Requires the Council for Education Policy
      Research and Improvement to report to the Legislature.
21    Provides for future repeal.

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