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Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 559
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, AND INVESTMENTS, GENERALLY
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F.S. 559.9281
559.9281 Student tour operators.
(1) The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services shall establish a process for sellers of travel to apply to be, and be listed as, approved student tour operators to serve students in all primary and secondary school districts within the state.
(2) The department shall adopt rules to implement this section, including the establishment of the application procedures and minimum standards for those persons wishing to be approved as student tour operators under this section. At a minimum, a student tour operator must be registered and approved by the department as a seller of travel under s. 559.928, maintain security requirements provided under s. 559.929, and be current on all state and local business taxes.
(3) The department shall maintain a list of approved student tour operators to serve students in all primary and secondary school districts within the state. The department shall update this list at least annually and shall provide, as created and updated, a current version of the list to the Department of Education.
(4) The Department of Education shall publish and maintain a current version of the list in a prominent location on its website.
History.s. 29, ch. 2016-166.