Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 168
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Education (Cruz) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 37 - 74
    4  and insert:
    5         (3) Subject to the appropriation of funds by the
    6  Legislature, each district board as defined in s. 153.52 shall
    7  coordinate with its local district school board to determine
    8  which district schools were built before 1986 and shall provide
    9  funding to such schools for the purposes specified under this
   10  section. As applicable, each school district shall:
   11         (a) Install a point of use filter that reduces the lead
   12  content in drinking water on each drinking water source and
   13  maintain such filters in a manner consistent with the
   14  manufacturer’s recommendations.
   15         1. The filter must be installed by a school district staff
   16  member.
   17         2. The filter or all of its component parts must meet the
   18  NSF International/American National Standards Institute Standard
   19  53: Drinking Water Treatment Units-Health Effects.
   20         3. The filter must have a certified capacity of 7,900
   21  gallons and, at a minimum, must be changed or replaced annually.
   22         (b) Post a conspicuous sign near each school water source
   23  that is not a drinking water source. The sign must include
   24  wording and an image that clearly communicate that water from
   25  the source should not be used for human consumption or, if
   26  applicable, for food preparation or cooking.
   27         (c) The district school board shall publish on its website
   28  a list of drinking water sources at such schools. At a minimum,
   29  the list must include, for each drinking water source, all of
   30  the following:
   31         1. The date on which the current filter was installed.
   32         2. The date on which the current filter is scheduled to be
   33  replaced.
   34         3. The location of each drinking water source.
   35         4. Any actions necessary to comply with the requirements of
   36  this section which have been completed or are pending.
   37         (4) Each district board as defined in s. 153.52 may request
   38  additional funds for the purpose of compensating school district
   39  staff for the installation or replacement of filters. Funds
   40  provided pursuant to this subsection may not be more than the
   41  total appropriation provided to implement this section.
   42         (5) The State Board of Education shall adopt rules to
   43  administer this section.
   44         Section 2. For the 2020-2021 fiscal year, the sum of $3
   45  million in nonrecurring funds is appropriated from the Drinking
   46  Water Revolving Loan Trust Fund to district boards as defined in
   47  s. 153.52, Florida Statutes, for the purpose of implementing s.
   48  1013.29, Florida Statutes, as created by this act.
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   51  And the title is amended as follows:
   52         Delete lines 5 - 13
   53  and insert:
   54         appropriation, requiring district boards to coordinate
   55         with district school boards to identify certain
   56         schools and to provide funding to such schools;
   57         requiring certain school districts to install filters
   58         that meet certain specifications on drinking water
   59         sources; requiring such schools to post certain
   60         signage on certain water sources and school boards to
   61         publish specified information on school district
   62         websites; authorizing district boards to request
   63         additional funding to compensate school district staff
   64         for the installation or replacement of filters;
   65         limiting the additional funding to not more than the
   66         amount appropriated; requiring the State Board of
   67         Education to adopt rules; providing an appropriation;