Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 082041
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File Number: 082041 File Type: Resolution Status: Before the Board
Version: 0 Reference: Control: Budget and Finance Committee
File Name: VOTER'S REGISTRATION DRIVE AT HIGH SCHOOLS Introduced: 6/26/2008
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: Agenda Item Number:
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD TO ADOPT A BOARD RULE MANDATING VOTER’S REGISTRATION DRIVE PROGRAMS IN ALL HIGH SCHOOLS AT LEAST ANNUALLY
Indexes: SCHOOL BOARD
  VOTING
Sponsors: Carlos A. Gimenez, Prime Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Budget and Finance Committee 7/8/2008 2G Withdrawn
REPORT: See Report Under Agenda Item 2G AMENDED, Legislative File No. 082218.

County Attorney 6/26/2008 Referred Budget and Finance Committee 7/8/2008

County Attorney 6/26/2008 Assigned Eric A. Rodriguez

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION URGING THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD TO ADOPT A BOARD RULE MANDATING VOTERíS REGISTRATION DRIVE PROGRAMS IN ALL HIGH SCHOOLS AT LEAST ANNUALLY

BODY
WHEREAS, Miami-Dade County Schools conducted a voluntary Voterís Registration drive in the fall of 2007, in an effort to afford students the opportunity to participate in Floridaís first January Presidential Primary; and
WHEREAS, the School Boardís voterís registration program is implemented on a system based on School Principalsí discretion, where each Principal may or may not choose to participate in the program; and
WHEREAS, the Miami-Dade Equal Opportunity Board has responsibility to advise the Board of County Commissioners regarding equal opportunity issues in the community; and
WHEREAS, the Miami-Dade County Equal Opportunity Board on April 4, 2008 adopted a resolution recommending that the Board of County Commissioners urge the School Board to adopt a Board Rule mandating votersí registration drive programs in all high schools at least annually,
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board hereby urges the Miami-Dade County School Board to adopt a Board Rule mandating votersí registration drive programs in all high schools at least annually.



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