Agenda Item #9
HJR 767/SJR 942 Resolution
HJR 787 and SJR 943 would create an amendment to the Florida Constitution which would return the Commissioner of Education to an elected cabinet position. In order to pass a constitutional amendment, the proposal must be agreed upon by three-fifths of both chambers in the Florida Legislature and receive 60% voter approval in the 2016 general election.
Approve the HJR 767/SJR 942 Resolution to show support of the amendment to return the Commissioner of Education to an elected cabinet position as well as a State Cabinet position.
Authority for Action
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Andrew J. Ziegler, Chairman, School Board of Brevard County, ext. 412
Attachment: HJR 787-SJR 942 Resoution.pdf