Florida Senate - 2018                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/HB 495, 1st Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
               Floor: 2a/RE/3R         .                                
             03/08/2018 02:45 PM       .                                

       Senator Garcia moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (802062) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Delete lines 971 - 1109
    5  and insert:
    6  assessments constitutes 30 percent of a student’s final course
    7  grade.
    8         5. All statewide, standardized EOC assessments must be
    9  administered online except as otherwise provided in paragraph
   10  (c).
   11         6. A student enrolled in an Advanced Placement (AP),
   12  International Baccalaureate (IB), or Advanced International
   13  Certificate of Education (AICE) course who takes the respective
   14  AP, IB, or AICE assessment and earns the minimum score necessary
   15  to earn college credit, as identified in s. 1007.27(2), meets
   16  the requirements of this paragraph and does not have to take the
   17  EOC assessment for the corresponding course.
   18         Section 15. Except for section 3 of this act, which shall
   19  take effect upon this act becoming a law, and except for
   20  sections 4 and 5 of this act, which shall take effect October 1,
   21  2018, this act shall take effect July 1, 2018.
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   24  And the title is amended as follows:
   25         Delete lines 1115 - 1193
   26  and insert:
   27         An act relating to K-12 public education; amending s.
   28         121.091, F.S.; revising limitations on the maximum
   29         length of participation in the Deferred Retirement
   30         Option Program for certain instructional personnel and
   31         administrative personnel; requiring an employer to
   32         notify the Division of Retirement of the Department of
   33         Management Services regarding any change in
   34         termination date and program participation for each
   35         affected member; providing a statement of important
   36         state interest; amending s. 1007.2616, F.S.; providing
   37         a definition; providing requirements for specified
   38         instruction relating to computer science; requiring
   39         certain computer science courses to be included in the
   40         Course Code Directory and published on the Department
   41         of Education’s website by a specified date; requiring
   42         the Florida Virtual School to offer certain computer
   43         science courses; requiring school districts to provide
   44         access to computer science courses offered by the
   45         Florida Virtual School or by other means under certain
   46         circumstances; providing funds for school districts to
   47         provide professional development for classroom
   48         teachers; providing Department of Education
   49         responsibilities for the distribution of such funds;
   50         requiring high school students to be provided
   51         opportunities to take certain courses to meet certain
   52         graduation requirements; providing funds for bonuses
   53         for certain classroom teachers; requiring, rather than
   54         authorizing, the State Board of Education to adopt
   55         rules; creating s. 800.101, F.S.; providing
   56         definitions; prohibiting certain conduct with students
   57         by authority figures; providing penalties; providing
   58         exceptions; amending s. 810.097, F.S.; including
   59         school buses within the definition of the term
   60         “school” for purposes of trespass upon grounds or
   61         facilities of a school; amending s. 1001.42, F.S.;
   62         requiring school districts to adopt certain standards
   63         of ethical conduct; requiring the district school
   64         superintendent to report certain misconduct to law
   65         enforcement agencies; amending s. 1001.51, F.S.;
   66         providing for the forfeiture of a district school
   67         superintendent’s salary for a specified period for
   68         failure to report certain misconduct to law
   69         enforcement agencies; amending s. 1012.27, F.S.;
   70         requiring the district school superintendent to notify
   71         a parent of specified information relating to
   72         allegations of misconduct by instructional personnel
   73         or school administrators; amending s. 1012.31, F.S.;
   74         requiring a resignation or termination before an
   75         investigation of certain misconduct is concluded to be
   76         indicated in a personnel file; specifying that legally
   77         sufficient complaints of certain misconduct must be
   78         reported to the Department of Education; amending s.
   79         1012.315, F.S.; expanding the scope of provisions
   80         requiring the disqualification of persons convicted of
   81         certain offenses to apply to all persons who are
   82         required to have contact with students; providing an
   83         additional offense that disqualifies such persons from
   84         employment; amending s. 1012.56, F.S.; authorizing the
   85         Department of Education to deny applicants for
   86         certification if the applicant could be disciplined by
   87         the Education Practices Commission; authorizing the
   88         commission to approve an application with certain
   89         conditions; amending s. 1012.795, F.S.; authorizing
   90         the commission to take certain actions against persons
   91         who meet specified criteria; revising reporting
   92         requirements concerning specified misconduct by
   93         certified personnel; amending s. 1012.796, F.S.;
   94         requiring a school district to file certain complaints
   95         with the Department of Education even if the subject
   96         of the complaint is no longer employed by the
   97         district; requiring certain information be included on
   98         an educator’s certificate file; requiring certified
   99         educators who are placed on probation to immediately
  100         notify a specified office upon separation from, rather
  101         than termination of, employment; amending s. 1008.22,
  102         F.S.; specifying that certain students enrolled in
  103         specified courses do not have to take the
  104         corresponding end-of-course assessment; providing
  105         effective dates.