Florida Senate - 2014                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 790
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Garcia moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 103 - 110
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraph (i) of subsection (1) of section
    6  1011.62, Florida Statutes, is amended, and subsection (15) is
    7  added to that section, to read:
    8         1011.62 Funds for operation of schools.—If the annual
    9  allocation from the Florida Education Finance Program to each
   10  district for operation of schools is not determined in the
   11  annual appropriations act or the substantive bill implementing
   12  the annual appropriations act, it shall be determined as
   13  follows:
   15  OPERATION.—The following procedure shall be followed in
   16  determining the annual allocation to each district for
   17  operation:
   18         (i) Calculation of full-time equivalent membership with
   19  respect to dual enrollment instruction.—Students enrolled in
   20  dual enrollment instruction pursuant to s. 1007.271 may be
   21  included in calculations of full-time equivalent student
   22  memberships for basic programs for grades 9 through 12 by a
   23  district school board. Instructional time for dual enrollment
   24  may vary from 900 hours; however, the full-time equivalent
   25  student membership value shall be subject to the provisions in
   26  s. 1011.61(4). Dual enrollment full-time equivalent student
   27  membership shall be calculated in an amount equal to the hours
   28  of instruction that would be necessary to earn the full-time
   29  equivalent student membership for an equivalent course if it
   30  were taught in the school district. Students in dual enrollment
   31  courses may also be calculated as the proportional shares of
   32  full-time equivalent enrollments they generate for a Florida
   33  College System institution or university conducting the dual
   34  enrollment instruction. Early admission students shall be
   35  considered dual enrollments for funding purposes. Students may
   36  be enrolled in dual enrollment instruction provided by an
   37  eligible independent college or university and may be included
   38  in calculations of full-time equivalent student memberships for
   39  basic programs for grades 9 through 12 by a district school
   40  board. However, those provisions of law which exempt dual
   41  enrolled and early admission students from payment of
   42  instructional materials and tuition and fees, including
   43  laboratory fees, do shall not apply to students who select the
   44  option of enrolling in an eligible independent institution. An
   45  independent college or university that which is located and
   46  chartered in Florida, is not for profit, is accredited by the
   47  Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges
   48  and Schools or the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges
   49  and Schools, and confers degrees as defined in s. 1005.02 is
   50  shall be eligible for inclusion in the dual enrollment or early
   51  admission program. Students enrolled in dual enrollment
   52  instruction are shall be exempt from the payment of tuition and
   53  fees, including laboratory fees. A No student enrolled in
   54  college credit mathematics or English dual enrollment
   55  instruction may not shall be funded as a dual enrollment unless
   56  the student has successfully completed the relevant section of
   57  the entry-level examination required pursuant to s. 1008.30.
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   60  And the title is amended as follows:
   61         Delete line 3
   62  and insert:
   63         F.S.; removing a provision that excludes certain for
   64         profit institutions from participating in the dual
   65         enrollment or early admission program; providing the
   66         purpose for the Florida digital