Mandatory Reporting of Offenses Affecting the Health, Safety or Welfare of Florida Students  

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    DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

    State Board of Education

    RULE NO.:RULE TITLE:

    6A-10.082Mandatory Reporting of Offenses Affecting the Health, Safety or Welfare of Florida Students

    NOTICE OF CHANGE

    Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made to the proposed rule in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., published in Vol. 45 No. 144, July 25, 2019 issue of the Florida Administrative Register.

    6A-10.082Mandatory Reporting of Offenses Affecting the Health, Safety or Welfare of Florida Students

    (1) No change.

    (2) Beginning with the 2019-20 school year, in order to provide the Department with information which will form the basis of a complaint to recommend revocation, suspension or other penalty of  a educator’s certificate and in order to provide the Commissioner information so that he can exercise his authority to request the reassignment of personnel from direct student contact, within twenty-four (24) hours of the matter coming to the attention of a school district, a school district superintendent must report to the Department of Education an arrest or conviction of any administrative or instructional personnel for any of the offenses listed below.  The same reporting requirements apply where there are substantiated allegations of misconduct by any administrative or instructional personnel that would constitute any of the offenses listed below, regardless of whether there has been an arrest or conviction.

    (a) through (c) No change.

    (3) through (4) No change.

Document Information

Related Rules: (1)
6A-10.082.