Florida Senate - 2016                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1026
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/15/2016           .                                

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Simmons) recommended
       the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 32 - 47
    4  and insert:
    5  1006.19 the provisions of s. 1006.19. A private school that
    6  wishes to engage in high school athletic competition with a
    7  public high school may become a member of the FHSAA. Any high
    8  school in the state, including private schools, traditional
    9  public schools, charter schools, virtual schools, and home
   10  education cooperatives, may become a member of the FHSAA and
   11  participate in the activities of the FHSAA. However, Membership
   12  in the FHSAA is not mandatory for any school. The FHSAA must
   13  allow a private school the option of joining the association as
   14  a full-time member or on a per-sport basis and may not prohibit
   15  or discourage a private school from simultaneously maintaining
   16  membership in the FHSAA and another athletic association. The
   17  FHSAA may allow a public school the option to apply for
   18  consideration to join another athletic association on a per
   19  sport basis. The FHSAA may not
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   22  And the title is amended as follows:
   23         Delete lines 3 - 7
   24  and insert:
   25         1006.20, F.S.; requiring the Florida High School
   26         Athletic Association (FHSAA) to allow a private school
   27         to join the association as a full-time member or to
   28         join by sport; prohibiting the FHSAA from discouraging
   29         a private school from maintaining membership in the
   30         FHSAA and another athletic association; authorizing
   31         the FHSAA to allow a public school to apply for
   32         consideration to join another athletic association;
   33         prohibiting the