Florida Senate - 2015                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 344
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/31/2015           .                                

       The Committee on Education Pre-K - 12 (Sobel) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. The Department of Education shall provide each
    6  public school district with comprehensive information to
    7  maximize federal and private grants for mental health education,
    8  awareness, and training, or similar programs no later than
    9  September 30, 2015, and annually thereafter. The Department of
   10  Education shall post this information on the front page of its
   11  website and provide annual notification of available grants to
   12  school districts electronically. The department shall be
   13  available for further assistance upon request. School districts
   14  are encouraged to do research and apply for these grants to
   15  enhance and improve the well-being of students throughout
   16  Florida’s public education system.
   17         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.
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   20  And the title is amended as follows:
   21         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   22  and insert:
   23                        A bill to be entitled                      
   24         An act relating to mental health education; requiring
   25         the Department of Education to provide public school
   26         districts with information to maximize grants for
   27         mental health education, awareness, and training;
   28         requiring the department to post such information on
   29         its website and to provide annual electronic
   30         notification of such grants to school districts;
   31         providing an effective date.