Florida Senate - 2014                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1148
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Stargel moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (264486) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Delete lines 336 - 374
    5  and insert:
    6         Section 10. Subsection (16), paragraph (n) of subsection
    7  (21), and subsection (24) of section 1007.271, Florida Statutes,
    8  are amended to read:
    9         1007.271 Dual enrollment programs.—
   10         (16) A student, regardless of the student’s enrollment in a
   11  public or private school or home education program, who meets
   12  Students who meet the eligibility requirements of this section
   13  and who chooses choose to participate in dual enrollment
   14  programs is are exempt from the payment of registration,
   15  tuition, and laboratory fees.
   16         (21) Each district school superintendent and Florida
   17  College System institution president shall develop a
   18  comprehensive dual enrollment articulation agreement for the
   19  respective school district and Florida College System
   20  institution. The superintendent and president shall establish an
   21  articulation committee for the purpose of developing the
   22  agreement. Each state university president may designate a
   23  university representative to participate in the development of a
   24  dual enrollment articulation agreement. A dual enrollment
   25  articulation agreement shall be completed and submitted annually
   26  by the Florida College System institution to the Department of
   27  Education on or before August 1. The agreement must include, but
   28  is not limited to:
   29         (n) A funding provision that delineates costs incurred by
   30  each entity. School districts shall pay the standard tuition
   31  rate per credit hour from funds provided in the Florida
   32  Education Finance Program to the institution providing
   33  instruction when such instruction takes place on the
   34  postsecondary campus to cover instructional and support costs
   35  incurred by the postsecondary institution. When dual enrollment
   36  is provided on the high school site by postsecondary institution
   37  faculty, the school district shall reimburse the costs
   38  associated with the proportion of salary and benefits and other
   39  actual costs of the postsecondary institution to provide the
   40  instruction. When dual enrollment is provided on the high school
   41  site by school district faculty, the school district shall be
   42  responsible only for the postsecondary institution’s actual
   43  costs associated with offering the program. A school district
   44  may not pay for any costs incurred under this paragraph for
   45  summer term dual enrollment courses. A postsecondary institution
   46  may enter into an agreement with the school district to
   47  authorize teachers who teach dual enrollment courses at the high
   48  school site or the postsecondary institution. A school district
   49  may not deny a student access to dual enrollment unless the
   50  student is ineligible to participate in the program subject to
   51  provisions specifically outlined in this section. Private
   52  secondary schools and students in home education programs are
   53  not subject to payment provisions specified in this paragraph
   54  for the purpose of dual enrollment.
   55         (24) Postsecondary institutions may enter into dual
   56  enrollment articulation agreements with private secondary
   57  schools pursuant to subsection (2). Private secondary schools
   58  are exempt from payment provisions outlined in paragraph
   59  (21)(n).
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   62  And the title is amended as follows:
   63         Delete lines 431 - 433
   64  and insert:
   65         s. 1007.271, F.S.; exempting all students, regardless
   66         of enrollment in a public or private school or home
   67         education program, who choose to participate in a dual
   68         enrollment program from the payment of registration,
   69         tuition, and laboratory fees; prohibiting a school
   70         district from paying for any costs incurred for summer
   71         term dual enrollment courses; exempting private
   72         secondary schools and students in home education
   73         programs from specified payment provisions for the
   74         purposes of dual enrollment; providing for retroactive