Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill To Allow High School Students Wear Military Uniforms At Graduation
By Bob D'Angelo – WFTV // May 24, 2019
new law will go into effect July 1
(WFTV) – A bill allowing Florida high school students serving in the military to wear their uniforms at graduation was signed into law Thursday by Gov. Ron DeSantis, BayNews9 reported.
The new law will go into effect July 1, the television station reported.
The bill covers students who participated in the Split Option program who have completed basic training, and not ROTC students, BayNews9 reported.
Impetus for passing the bill came after Emily Olson, a senior at Newsome High School in suburban Tampa, attempted to wear her military uniform to graduation last year, the television station reported.
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