Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 498
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/26/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Appropriations (Young) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 968 - 994
    4  and insert:
    5         (4)(a) Effective January 1, 2012, An applicant for a Class
    6  “D” license must submit proof of successful completion of a
    7  minimum of 40 hours of professional training at a school or
    8  training facility licensed by the department. The training must
    9  be provided in two parts, one 24-hour course and one 16-hour
   10  course. The department shall by rule establish the general
   11  content and number of hours of each subject area to be taught.
   12         (b) An individual who submits an application for a Class
   13  “D” license on or after January 1, 2007, through December 31,
   14  2011, who has not completed the 16-hour course must submit proof
   15  of successful completion of the course within 180 days after the
   16  date the application is submitted. If documentation of
   17  completion of the required training is not submitted by that
   18  date, the individual’s license shall be automatically suspended
   19  until proof of the required training is submitted to the
   20  department. A person licensed before January 1, 2007, is not
   21  required to complete additional training hours in order to renew
   22  an active license beyond the total required hours, and the
   23  timeframe for completion in effect at the time he or she was
   24  licensed applies.
   25         (c) Upon reapplication for a license, an individual whose
   26  license has been is suspended or revoked pursuant to paragraph
   27  (b), or is expired for at least 1 year or more, is considered,
   28  upon reapplication for a license, an initial applicant and must
   29  submit proof of successful completion of 40 hours of
   30  professional training at a school or training facility licensed
   31  by the department as provided in paragraph (a) before a license
   32  is issued.
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   35  And the title is amended as follows:
   36         Delete lines 91 - 95
   37  and insert:
   38         provisions; making technical changes; specifying that
   39         re-applicants for a license expired for 1 year or more
   40         are considered initial applicants and must submit
   41         proof of certain training before issuance of a new
   42         license; amending s. 493.6304, F.S.;