Bill Text: FL S1062 | 2011 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Veterans' Day

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2011-05-07 - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration [S1062 Detail]

Download: Florida-2011-S1062-Introduced.html
       Florida Senate - 2011                                    SB 1062
       By Senator Hill
       1-00693-11                                            20111062__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to Veterans’ Day; requiring school
    3         districts to observe Veterans’ Day; prohibiting
    4         holding classes on that day and providing an
    5         exception; requiring the date of the Veterans’ Day
    6         observance to correspond to the federal holiday;
    7         providing an effective date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. Each school district must observe November 11 of
   12  each year as the Veterans’ Day holiday. Classes may not be held
   13  on that holiday for any reason except for a declared state
   14  emergency. If November 11 falls on a Saturday or Sunday, a
   15  school holiday shall be observed on a weekday immediately before
   16  or after that weekend to correspond to the date that Veterans’
   17  Day is observed as a federal holiday.
   18         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2011.