Florida Senate - 2016 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for CS for SB 524
Senate . House
Senator Stargel moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Between lines 1688 and 1689
5 Section 21. Subsection (2) and paragraph (a) of subsection
6 (3) of section 1013.738, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
7 1013.738 High Growth District Capital Outlay Assistance
8 Grant Program.—
9 (2) In order to qualify for a grant, a school district must
10 meet the following criteria:
11 (a) The district must have levied the full
1.5 mills of
12 nonvoted discretionary capital outlay millage authorized in s.
13 1011.71(2) for each of the past 4 fiscal years.
14 (b) One-third Fifty percent of the revenue derived from the
15 2-mill nonvoted discretionary capital outlay millage for the
16 past 4 fiscal years, when divided by the district’s growth in
17 capital outlay FTE students over this period, produces a value
18 that is less than the average weighted cost per student station
19 calculated pursuant to s. 1013.64(6)(b)1. , and weighted by
20 statewide growth in capital outlay FTE students in elementary,
21 middle, and high schools for the past 4 fiscal years.
22 (c) The district must have a combined unweighted FTE
23 enrollment in charter schools, the virtual instruction program,
24 the Florida Virtual School, and educational scholarship programs
25 under Part III of chapter 1002 of at least 10 percent of the
26 total student population of the district.
27 (d) (c) The district must have a cumulative equaled or
28 exceeded twice the statewide average of growth in capital outlay
29 FTE students over this same 4-year period.
30 (d) The Commissioner of Education must have released all
31 funds allocated to the district from the Classrooms First
32 Program authorized in s. 1013.68, and these funds were fully
33 expended by the district as of February 1 of the current fiscal
35 (e) The total capital outlay FTE students of the district
36 is greater than 15,000 students.
37 (3) The funds provided in the General Appropriations Act
38 shall be allocated pursuant to the following methodology:
39 (a) For each eligible district, the Department of Education
40 shall calculate the value of one-third 50 percent of the revenue
41 derived from the 2-mill nonvoted discretionary capital outlay
42 millage for the past 4 fiscal years divided by the increase in
43 capital outlay FTE students for the same period.
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46 And the title is amended as follows:
47 Delete line 163
48 and insert:
49 F.S.; conforming cross-references; amending s.
50 1013.738, F.S.; revising the eligibility criteria for
51 the High Growth District Capital Outlay Assistance
52 Grant Program; providing an