Florida Senate - 2016 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS/CS/HB 7029, 1st Eng.
Senate . House
Floor: 1e/RE/2R .
03/04/2016 10:40 PM .
Senator Legg moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (274472) (with title
4 Between lines 2570 and 2571
6 Section 24. Paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section
7 1013.62, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
8 1013.62 Charter schools capital outlay funding.—
9 (1) In each year in which funds are appropriated for
10 charter school capital outlay purposes, the Commissioner of
11 Education shall allocate the funds among eligible charter
13 (a) To be eligible for a funding allocation, a charter
14 school must:
15 1.a. Have been in operation for 3 or more years;
16 b. Be governed by a governing board established in the
17 state for 3 or more years which operates both charter schools
18 and conversion charter schools within the state;
19 c. Be an expanded feeder chain of a charter school within
20 the same school district that is currently receiving charter
21 school capital outlay funds;
22 d. Have been accredited by the Commission on Schools of the
23 Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; or
24 e. Serve students in facilities that are provided by a
25 business partner for a charter school-in-the-workplace pursuant
26 to s. 1002.33(15)(b).
27 2. Have an annual audit that does not reveal any of the
28 financial emergency conditions provided in s. 218.503(1) for the
29 most recent fiscal year for which such audit results are
stability for future operation as a charter school.
31 3. Have satisfactory student achievement based on state
32 accountability standards applicable to the charter school.
33 4. Have received final approval from its sponsor pursuant
34 to s. 1002.33 for operation during that fiscal year.
35 5. Serve students in facilities that are not provided by
36 the charter school’s sponsor.
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39 And the title is amended as follows:
40 Delete line 2767
41 and insert:
42 by the act; amending s. 1013.62, F.S.; revising
43 requirements for a charter school to be eligible for
44 funding appropriated for charter school capital outlay
45 purposes; providing effective dates.