Florida Senate - 2016 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for HB 7043
Senate . House
Senator Hutson moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (420294) (with title
4 Between lines 1376 and 1377
6 Section 18. Subsection (2) and paragraph (a) of subsection
7 (3) of section 1013.738, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
8 1013.738 High Growth District Capital Outlay Assistance
9 Grant Program.—
10 (2) In order to qualify for a grant, a school district must
11 meet the following criteria:
12 (a) The district must have levied the full
1.5 mills of
13 nonvoted discretionary capital outlay millage authorized in s.
14 1011.71(2) for each of the past 4 fiscal years.
15 (b) One-third Fifty percent of the revenue derived from the
16 2-mill nonvoted discretionary capital outlay millage for the
17 past 4 fiscal years, when divided by the district’s growth in
18 capital outlay FTE students over this period, produces a value
19 that is less than the average weighted cost per student station
20 calculated pursuant to s. 1013.64(6)(b)1. , and weighted by
21 statewide growth in capital outlay FTE students in elementary,
22 middle, and high schools for the past 4 fiscal years.
23 (c) The district must have:
24 1. A combined unweighted FTE enrollment in charter schools,
25 the virtual instruction program, the Florida Virtual School, and
26 educational scholarship programs under Part III of chapter 1002
27 of at least 10 percent of the total student population of the
28 district; or
29 2. An average annual percent increase in the district’s
30 capital outlay full-time equivalent student membership over the
31 previous 5 years of 3 percent or higher.
32 (d) (c) The district must have a cumulative equaled or
33 exceeded twice the statewide average of growth in capital outlay
34 FTE students over this same 4-year period.
35 (d) The Commissioner of Education must have released all
36 funds allocated to the district from the Classrooms First
37 Program authorized in s. 1013.68, and these funds were fully
38 expended by the district as of February 1 of the current fiscal
40 (e) The total capital outlay FTE students of the district
41 is greater than 15,000 students.
42 (3) The funds provided in the General Appropriations Act
43 shall be allocated pursuant to the following methodology:
44 (a) For each eligible district, the Department of Education
45 shall calculate the value of one-third 50 percent of the revenue
46 derived from the 2-mill nonvoted discretionary capital outlay
47 millage for the past 4 fiscal years divided by the increase in
48 capital outlay FTE students for the same period.
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51 And the title is amended as follows:
52 Between lines 1675 and 1676
54 1013.738, F.S.; revising the eligibility criteria for
55 the High Growth District Capital Outlay Assistance
56 Grant Program; amending s.