Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1470
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Education (Diaz) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with directory and title amendments)
    3         Delete lines 548 - 569
    4  and insert:
    6         (r) If a sponsor chooses not to renew or to terminate a
    7  charter pursuant to paragraphs (8)(a) or (8)(c), or if a charter
    8  school voluntarily closes before the end of a school year or
    9  within 1 year after beginning operations, excluding charter
   10  schools that close due to consolidation with another charter
   11  school, the applicant for the charter, the charter school owner,
   12  president, superintendent, principal, charter school governing
   13  board members, and the relatives of such applicant, owner,
   14  president, superintendent, principal, or governing board member
   15  may not submit an application to open a charter school in this
   16  state pursuant to subsection (6) for a period of 5 years after
   17  the charter is not renewed or is terminated, or the charter
   18  school closes pursuant to this paragraph. If a charter school
   19  applicant, owner, president, superintendent, principal, or a
   20  member of a charter school governing board, a charter management
   21  organization, or an education management organization is
   22  convicted of a crime, including, but not limited to, fraud or
   23  financial offenses related to the operation of a charter school,
   24  such applicant, owner, president, superintendent, principal, or
   25  governing board member, including any relatives of such
   26  individuals, or the charter management organization or the
   27  education management organization, may not apply for a charter
   28  pursuant to subsection (6) or operate or manage a charter school
   29  in this state for a period of 10 years after such conviction.
   30  For the purpose of this paragraph, the term “relative” has the
   31  same meaning as specified under subparagraph (24)(a)2.
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   34  And the directory clause is amended as follows:
   35         Delete line 76
   36  and insert:
   37         paragraph (r) is added to subsection (9) of that section,
   38  to
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   41  And the title is amended as follows:
   42         Delete line 68
   43  and insert:
   44         periods of time; providing an exception; defining the
   45         term “relative” for the