Florida Senate - 2014                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1528
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  03/25/2014           .                                

    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (639048) (with directory and
    2  title amendments)
    4         Between lines 80 and 81
    5  insert:
    7         (a) The Department of Education shall provide information
    8  to the public, directly and through sponsors, on how to form and
    9  operate a charter school and how to enroll in a charter school
   10  once it is created. This information shall include a model
   11  application form, model standard charter contract, standard
   12  evaluation instrument, and model standard charter renewal
   13  contract, which shall include the information specified in
   14  subsection (7) and shall be developed by consulting and
   15  negotiating with both school districts and charter schools
   16  before implementation. The charter and charter renewal contracts
   17  may shall be used by charter school sponsors.
   18         (27) RULEMAKING.—The Department of Education, after
   19  consultation with school districts and charter school directors,
   20  shall recommend that the State Board of Education adopt rules to
   21  implement specific subsections of this section. Such rules shall
   22  require minimum paperwork and shall not limit charter school
   23  flexibility authorized by statute. The State Board of Education
   24  shall adopt rules, pursuant to ss. 120.536(1) and 120.54, to
   25  implement a charter model application form, standard evaluation
   26  instrument, and model standard charter and model charter renewal
   27  contracts in accordance with this section.
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   30  And the directory clause is amended as follows:
   31         Delete lines 5 - 7
   32  and insert:
   33         Section 1. Paragraph (h) of subsection (6), paragraph (g)
   34  of subsection (10), paragraph (a) of subsection (21), and
   35  subsection (27) of section 1002.33, Florida Statutes, are
   36  amended, to read:
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   39  And the title is amended as follows:
   40         Delete line 100
   41  and insert:
   42         student conduct; revising references to standard
   43         charter and charter renewal contracts; authorizing a
   44         charter school sponsor to use the model charter and
   45         charter renewal contracts; providing an effective
   46         date.