Florida Senate - 2016                                    SB 1678
       By Senator Sachs
       34-01131-16                                           20161678__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to high school graduation
    3         requirements; amending s. 1003.4282, F.S.; providing
    4         that a student who completes a certain apprenticeship
    5         may be awarded specified credits toward a standard
    6         high school diploma; providing an effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Present paragraph (c) of subsection (6) of
   11  section 1003.4282, Florida Statutes, is redesignated as
   12  paragraph (d), and a new paragraph (c) is added to that
   13  subsection, to read:
   14         1003.4282 Requirements for a standard high school diploma.—
   16         (c) A student who participates in an apprenticeship with a
   17  certified trade association that is registered with the
   18  department in accordance with chapter 446 shall be awarded
   19  credits towards a standard high school diploma if the student
   20  meets the requirements of this section. The credits awarded upon
   21  completion of the apprenticeship may be used to satisfy the
   22  requirements of paragraphs (3) (e), (f), and (g).
   23         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.