Florida Senate - 2018 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for HB 7055 Ì203668FÎ203668 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Appropriations (Baxley) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (240726) (with directory and 2 title amendments) 3 4 Between lines 173 and 174 5 insert: 6 (4) DISCIPLINE.— 7 (a) Suspension of public school student.—In accordance with 8 the provisions of s. 1006.09(1)-(4): 9 1. A student may be suspended only as provided by rule of 10 the district school board. A good faith effort must be made to 11 immediately inform the parent by telephone of the student’s 12 suspension and the reason. Each suspension and the reason must 13 be reported in writing within 24 hours to the parent by United 14 States mail. A good faith effort must be made to use parental 15 assistance before suspension unless the situation requires 16 immediate suspension. 17 2. A student with a disability may only be recommended for 18 suspension or expulsion in accordance with State Board of 19 Education rules. 20 3. A parent may give public testimony at a district school 21 board meeting that reviews the board’s rules authorizing 22 suspension, also referred to as out-of-school suspension, as 23 provided in s. 1006.07(1)(a). 24 25 ====== D I R E C T O R Y C L A U S E A M E N D M E N T ====== 26 And the directory clause is amended as follows: 27 Delete line 156 28 and insert: 29 Section 7. Paragraph (b) of subsection (2), paragraph (a) 30 of subsection (4), and subsection 31 32 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 33 And the title is amended as follows: 34 Delete line 3359 35 and insert: 36 educational options and terminology; authorizing a 37 parent to give public testimony regarding a district 38 school board’s suspension policy at a specified 39 meeting; amending s.