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6.44 Telephone Calls, Electronic Communications and Facsimiles

6.44 Telephone Calls, Electronic Communications and Facsimiles

Chapter 6.00: Personnel

6.44

TELEPHONE CALLS, ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND FACSIMILES

POLICY

I. An employee shall not make a personal long distance call or send a facsimile or other electronic transmission at School Board expense. An employee who violates this rule shall be required to pay for the call or facsimile.

II. Prior authorization for all long distance calls and facsimiles shall be given by the principal or

District department head.

III. The expenditure of public funds for cellular phones or service, personal digital assistants (PDAs), or other mobile wireless communication devices or service shall be consistent with the provisions of Florida Statutes.

IV. Any long distance telephone call made by a School Board member which is charged to the District office shall be paid by the School Board provided the purpose of the call was to conduct School Board business.

V. The principal or District department head shall review telephone and facsimile bills.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1012.22, 1012.23, F.S.

LAWS IMPLEMENTED: 1001.43, 1012.22, F.S.

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES:

HISTORY: Adopted: 07/14/1998

Revision Date(s): 03/09/2010

Formerly: C-6

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