Florida Senate - 2011                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1320
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/30/2011           .                                

       The Committee on Education Pre-K - 12 (Wise) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 52 - 93
    4  and insert:
    5  there are at least 30 consecutive minutes per day.
    6         (4) Each district school board shall provide 150 minutes of
    7  physical education instruction each week for students in grade 6
    8  who are enrolled in a school that contains one or more
    9  elementary grades so that on any day during which physical
   10  education instruction is conducted there are at least 30
   11  consecutive minutes per day.
   12         (5) Beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, the
   13  equivalent of one class period per day of physical education for
   14  one semester of each year is required for students enrolled in
   15  grades 6 through 8. Students enrolled in such instruction shall
   16  be reported through the periodic student membership surveys, and
   17  records of such enrollment shall be audited pursuant to s.
   18  1010.305. Such instruction may be provided by any instructional
   19  personnel as defined in s. 1012.01(2), regardless of
   20  certification, who are designated by the school principal.
   21         (6)(4) The requirement in subsection (5) (3) shall be
   22  waived for a period of one semester each year for a student who
   23  meets one of the following criteria:
   24         (a) The student is enrolled or required to enroll in a
   25  remedial course.
   26         (b) The student’s parent indicates in writing to the school
   27  principal, and the principal or the principal’s designee
   28  verifies, that:
   29         1. The parent requests that the student enroll, and the
   30  student subsequently enrolls, in another course offered by the
   31  school district that poses a scheduling conflict with the
   32  physical education course from among those courses offered as
   33  options by the school district; or
   34         2. The student is participating in physical activities
   35  outside the school day which are equal to or in excess of the
   36  mandated requirement.
   37         (c) The student submits to the school’s principal or the
   38  principal’s designee a note from a physician licensed under
   39  chapter 458 or chapter 459 that specifies the health reasons as
   40  to why the student should not participate in physical education.
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   43         And the title is amended as follows:
   44         Delete lines 3 - 15
   45  and insert:
   46         public schools; amending s. 1003.455, F.S.; providing
   47         that a student