Florida Senate - 2014 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. HB 7167, 1st Eng. Ì773188OÎ773188 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Bullard moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (653454) 2 3 Delete lines 598 - 646 4 and insert: 5 (b) Contingent upon available funds, a student is eligible 6 for a Florida tax credit scholarship under this section if the 7 student meets one or more of the following criteria: 8 1. The student qualifies for free or reduced-price school 9 lunches under the National School Lunch Act or is on the direct 10 certification list and: 11 a. Was counted as a full-time equivalent student during the 12 previous state fiscal year for purposes of state per-student 13 funding; 14 b. Received a scholarship from an eligible nonprofit 15 scholarship-funding organization or from the State of Florida 16 during the previous school year; or 17 c. Is eligible to enter kindergarten through fifth grade. 18 2. The student is currently placed, or during the previous 19 state fiscal year was placed, in foster care or in out-of-home 20 care as defined in s. 39.01. 21 3. The student continues in the scholarship program as long 22 as the student’s household income level does not exceed 230 23 percent of the federal poverty level. 24 4. The student, who is a first-time tax credit scholarship 25 recipient, is a sibling of a student who is continuing in the 26 scholarship program and who resides in the same household as the 27 student if the sibling meets one or more of the criteria 28 specified in subparagraphs 1. and 2. and as long as the 29 student’s and sibling’s household income level does not exceed 30 230 percent of the federal poverty level.