Florida Senate - 2018 SB 832
By Senator Farmer
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to funds for the education of inmates;
3 amending s. 1011.80, F.S.; removing a provision
4 prohibiting state funds for the operation of
5 postsecondary workforce programs from being used for
6 the education of state or federal inmates; providing
7 an effective date.
9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
11 Section 1. Subsection (7) of section 1011.80, Florida
12 Statutes, is amended to read:
13 1011.80 Funds for operation of workforce education
(a) A school district or Florida College System
16 institution that receives workforce education funds must use the
17 money to benefit the workforce education programs it provides.
18 The money may be used for equipment upgrades, program
19 expansions, or any other use that would result in workforce
20 education program improvement. The district school board or
21 Florida College System institution board of trustees may not
22 withhold any portion of the performance funding for indirect
24 (b) State funds provided for the operation of postsecondary
25 workforce programs may not be expended for the education of
26 state or federal inmates.
27 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.