The purpose of this new rule is to provide the definition of gross immorality and acts of moral turpitude as related to the education profession. The effect of this new rule is to define gross immorality and acts of moral turpitude as related to ...  

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    DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

    State Board of Education

    RULE NO.:RULE TITLE:

    6A-10.083Standards Relating to Gross Immorality and Acts of Moral Turpitude

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this new rule is to provide the definition of gross immorality and acts of moral turpitude as related to the education profession. The effect of this new rule is to define gross immorality and acts of moral turpitude as related to the authority of the Education Practices Commission to impose penalty against an educator’s certificate and as related to the Commissioner’s authority to engage in a Deferred Prosecution Agreement with an educator under review for alleged misconduct.

    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Gross Immorality and Acts of Moral Turpitude.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 1012.795(1)(d), 1012.796(3) FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 1012.795(1)(d), 1012.796(3) FS.

    IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIMES AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:

    DATE AND TIMES: March 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m. (EST) and 3:00 p.m. (EST)

    PLACE: Via conference call: 9:00 a.m. (EST), call: 1(888)339-2688, Conference ID 852 172 77 and via conference call: 3:00 p.m. (EST), call: 1(888)339-2688, Conference ID 941 589 70.

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Marian W. Lambeth, Chief, Professional Practices Services, Florida Department of Education, 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 224-E, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400. To request a rule development workshop, please contact: Cathy Schroeder, Agency Clerk, Department of Education, (850)245-9661 or e-mail: cathy.schroeder@fldoe.org or go to https://app1.fldoe.org/rules/default.aspx

    THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS Available at: https://app1.fldoe.org/rules/default.aspx.

Document Information

Subject:
Gross Immorality and Acts of Moral Turpitude.
Purpose:
The purpose of this new rule is to provide the definition of gross immorality and acts of moral turpitude as related to the education profession. The effect of this new rule is to define gross immorality and acts of moral turpitude as related to the authority of the Education Practices Commission to impose penalty against an educator’s certificate and as related to the Commissioner’s authority to engage in a Deferred Prosecution Agreement with an educator under review for alleged misconduct.
Rulemaking Authority:
1012.795(1)(d), 1012.796(3), Florida Statutes.
Law:
1012.795(1)(d), 1012.796(3), Florida Statutes.
Contact:
Marian W. Lambeth, Chief, Professional Practices Services, Florida Department of Education, 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 224-E, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400. To request a rule development workshop, please contact: Cathy Schroeder, Agency Clerk, Department of Education, (850)245-9661 or e-mail cathy.schroeder@fldoe.org or go to https://app1.fldoe.org/rules/default.aspx.
Related Rules: (1)
6A-10.083.