Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 668
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Book)
       recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 55 - 96
    4  and insert:
    5         (b) Is operated by a county, a municipality, or a school
    6  district that has adopted by ordinance or policy standards of
    7  care for the program which include, but are not limited to:
    8         1.Meeting minimum staff-to-children ratios in accordance
    9  with s. 402.305(4) and rules adopted by the department
   10  thereunder;
   11         2.Ensuring that all personnel meet the requirements of
   12  this section and ss. 402.305 and 402.3055;
   13         3.Meeting minimum facility, health, and safety standards,
   14  including annual fire inspections conducted by the city or
   15  county Fire Marshal;
   16         4.Ensuring annual health inspections are conducted by the
   17  Department of Health;
   18         5.Conducting regular inspection, cleaning, repair, and
   19  maintenance of buildings, grounds, and equipment;
   20         6.Ensuring at least one staff person trained in
   21  cardiopulmonary resuscitation is present at all times when
   22  children are present;
   23         7.Setting standards related to the provision of food;
   24         8.Training program employees regarding working with
   25  school-age children;
   26         9.Engaging in activities designed to address the ages,
   27  interests, and abilities of participants;
   28         10.Carrying out annual inspections of vehicles
   29  transporting children;
   30         11.Enforcing regulations related to the number of children
   31  in vehicles in accordance with vehicle capacity and searching
   32  vehicles after use to ensure no children are left in the
   33  vehicle;
   34         12.Ensuring custodial parents or guardians have reasonable
   35  access to children while the children are in care; and
   36         13.Developing age-appropriate policies relating to child
   37  discipline practices and making such policies available to
   38  parents or guardians at the time of registration.
   39         (c) Has been certified by the county, municipality, or
   40  school district as compliant with such standards of care and
   41  provides annual attestation to the department of compliance with
   42  such standards of care.
   43         (d) Provides notice to the parent or guardian of each child
   44  participating in the program that the program is not state
   45  licensed or advertised as a child care facility and provides the
   46  parent or guardian with the county’s, municipality’s, or school
   47  district’s standards