The Jessica Lunsford Act
The 2013 Florida Legislature passed and Governor Rick Scott signed, House Bill 21, regarding the background screening on non-instructional contractors. This Act became effective July 1, 2013. Please click on the links below for guidance and implementation procedures.
This legislation creates the requirement for a uniform, statewide identification badge to be worn by non-instructional contractors when on school grounds. The badge signifies that the non-instructional contractor has met the screening standards set forth in s. 1012.467, F.S.