Florida Senate - 2014                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1528
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: OO            .                                
                  04/11/2014           .                                

       the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with directory and title amendments)
    3         Between lines 92 and 93
    4  insert:
    6         (a) The Department of Education shall provide information
    7  to the public, directly and through sponsors, on how to form and
    8  operate a charter school and how to enroll in a charter school
    9  once it is created. This information shall include a model
   10  application form, model standard charter contract, standard
   11  evaluation instrument, and model standard charter renewal
   12  contract, which shall include the information specified in
   13  subsection (7) and shall be developed by consulting and
   14  negotiating with both school districts and charter schools
   15  before implementation. The charter and charter renewal contracts
   16  may shall be used by charter school sponsors.
   17         (27) RULEMAKING.—The Department of Education, after
   18  consultation with school districts and charter school directors,
   19  shall recommend that the State Board of Education adopt rules to
   20  implement specific subsections of this section. Such rules shall
   21  require minimum paperwork and shall not limit charter school
   22  flexibility authorized by statute. The State Board of Education
   23  shall adopt rules, pursuant to ss. 120.536(1) and 120.54, to
   24  implement a charter model application form, standard evaluation
   25  instrument, and model standard charter and model charter renewal
   26  contracts in accordance with this section.
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   29  And the directory clause is amended as follows:
   30         Delete lines 17 - 19
   31  and insert:
   32         Section 1. Paragraph (h) of subsection (6), paragraph (g)
   33  of subsection (10), paragraph (a) of subsection (21), and
   34  subsection (27) of section 1002.33, Florida Statutes, are
   35  amended, to read:
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   38  And the title is amended as follows:
   39         Delete line 13
   40  and insert:
   41         student conduct; updating references to standard
   42         charter and charter renewal contracts to model charter
   43         and model charter renewal contracts, respectively;
   44         authorizing a charter school sponsor to use the model
   45         charter and charter renewal contracts; providing an
   46         effective date.