Florida Senate - 2023                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 308
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/06/2023           .                                

       The Committee on Education Pre-K -12 (Grall) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (273934) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Before line 5
    5  insert:
    6         Section 1. Subsection (11) of section 1002.33, Florida
    7  Statutes, is amended to read:
    8         1002.33 Charter schools.—
   10  ACTIVITIES.—A charter school student is eligible to participate
   11  in an interscholastic extracurricular activity at the public
   12  school to which the student would be otherwise assigned to
   13  attend, or may develop an agreement to participate at a private
   14  school, pursuant to s. 1006.15(3)(d).
   15         Section 2. Paragraph (d) of subsection (3) of section
   16  1006.15, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   17         1006.15 Student standards for participation in
   18  interscholastic and intrascholastic extracurricular student
   19  activities; regulation.—
   20         (3)
   21         (d) An individual charter school student pursuant to s.
   22  1002.33 is eligible to participate at the public school to which
   23  the student would be assigned according to district school board
   24  attendance area policies or which the student could attend, or
   25  may develop an agreement to participate at a private school, in
   26  any interscholastic extracurricular activity of that school,
   27  unless such activity is provided by the student’s charter
   28  school, if the following conditions are met:
   29         1. The charter school student must meet the requirements of
   30  the charter school education program as determined by the
   31  charter school governing board.
   32         2. During the period of participation at a school, the
   33  charter school student must demonstrate educational progress as
   34  required in paragraph (b).
   35         3. The charter school student must meet the same residency
   36  requirements as other students in the school at which he or she
   37  participates.
   38         4. The charter school student must meet the same standards
   39  of acceptance, behavior, and performance that are required of
   40  other students in extracurricular activities.
   41         5. The charter school student must register with the school
   42  his or her intent to participate in interscholastic
   43  extracurricular activities as a representative of the school
   44  before participation. A charter school student must be able to
   45  participate in curricular activities if that is a requirement
   46  for an extracurricular activity.
   47         6. A student who transfers from a charter school program to
   48  a traditional public school before or during the first grading
   49  period of the school year is academically eligible to
   50  participate in interscholastic extracurricular activities during
   51  the first grading period if the student has a successful
   52  evaluation from the previous school year, pursuant to
   53  subparagraph 2.
   54         7. Any public school or private school student who has been
   55  unable to maintain academic eligibility for participation in
   56  interscholastic extracurricular activities is ineligible to
   57  participate in such activities as a charter school student until
   58  the student has successfully completed one grading period in a
   59  charter school pursuant to subparagraph 2. to become eligible to
   60  participate as a charter school student.
   62  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   63  And the title is amended as follows:
   64         Between lines 190 and 191
   65  insert:
   66         amending ss. 1002.33 and 1006.15, F.S.; authorizing
   67         charter school students to participate in
   68         interscholastic extracurricular activities at private
   69         schools under certain circumstances;