Florida Senate - 2015                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 616
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Bullard moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 300 and 301
    4  insert:
    5         Section 3. Section 1008.222, Florida Statutes, is created
    6  to read:
    7         1008.222Administration of assessments.—Notwithstanding any
    8  other provision of law, the department shall provide an option
    9  for a parent of a student to elect to have a statewide,
   10  standardized assessment required under s. 1008.22 administered
   11  to the student in a hard copy format in a school district until
   12  the school district’s technology infrastructure, connectivity,
   13  and capacity have been load tested; independently verified as
   14  appropriate, adequate, efficient, and sustainable; and certified
   15  by the district school superintendent as ready for the
   16  successful deployment of online assessments.
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   19  And the title is amended as follows:
   20         Delete line 36
   21  and insert:
   22         publication of testing schedules; creating s.
   23         1008.222, F.S.; requiring the Department of Education
   24         to provide an option for a parent of a student to
   25         elect to have specified assessments administered to
   26         the student in a hard copy format in a school district
   27         until certain criteria have been satisfied by the
   28         school district; amending s. 1008.24,