Florida Senate - 2016                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/HB 7029, 1st Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
               Floor: 1g/RE/2R         .                                
             03/04/2016 10:40 PM       .                                

       Senator Brandes moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (274472) (with directory and
    2  title amendments)
    4         Between lines 127 and 128
    5  insert:
    6         (25) FISCAL TRANSPARENCY.—A parent has the right to know
    7  the average amount of money estimated to be expended from all
    8  local, state, and federal sources for the education of his or
    9  her child, including operating and capital outlay expenses. By
   10  December 31 of each year, the department shall publish on its
   11  website from each school district’s annual financial report,
   12  expenditures on a per FTE basis for general, special revenue,
   13  debt service, and capital project funds and a total of such
   14  expenditures. Fiduciary, enterprise, and internal service funds
   15  may not be included. By December 31 of each year, each school
   16  district shall publish the school district’s funding information
   17  in the same format on its website. With the exception of
   18  expenditures from debt service and capital project funds, the
   19  same information regarding the specific school shall be made
   20  available to students on each school’s website, provided to
   21  parents in the school financial report, and published in the
   22  student handbook or a similar publication.
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   25  And the directory clause is amended as follows:
   26         Delete line 57
   27  and insert:
   28  amended, and subsection (25) is added to that section, to read:
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   31  And the title is amended as follows:
   32         Delete line 2602
   33  and insert:
   34         enrollment; providing the right of a parent to know an
   35         estimated amount of money expended for the education
   36         of his or her child; requiring the Department of
   37         Education to annually publish certain financial
   38         information on its website by a specified date;
   39         requiring each school district to publish certain
   40         financial information on its website by a specified
   41         date; requiring certain financial information to be
   42         published on each school’s website, provided in the
   43         school financial report, and authorizing the
   44         information to be published in the student handbook or
   45         a similar publication; amending s. 1002.31, F.S.;
   46         requiring each