Florida Department of Education 
CONTACT PERSON NAME: Charlie Hood PHONE: (850) 488-4405 July 20, 2001 SUNCOM: 278-4405 DPBM: 02-11 MEMORANDUM TO: District School Superintendents FROM: Wayne V. Pierson SUBJECT: Legal Opinion on School Bus Safety Belts Based on a request from a school district, we have requested and received a legal opinion from our Office of the General Counsel on questions about Section 316.6145, Florida Statutes--School buses; safety belts or other restraint systems required. The opinion is attached. Please call Charlie Hood at (850) 488-4405 if you have questions or comments. CFH Attachment cc: Senator J. Alex Villalobos Transportation Directors Florida School Bus Dealers Cathy Wooley-Brown Maggi Parker Kathy Mizereck Don Griesheimer

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