Florida Senate - 2018 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS/HB 495, 1st Eng. Ì755160~Î755160 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) 3 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. 22 23 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 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.