Florida Senate - 2016                                Committee       Amendment
SPB2500                                                 AED              3

The Committee on Appropriations (Hays) recommended the following 

Section: 02              EXPLANATION:

On Page: 036             Adds proviso to require that funds appropriated for 
                         Assessment and Evaluation be held in reserve until 
Spec App:  132           the Commissioner of Education provides a detailed 
                         explanation to the Appropriations Committee for the 
                         purpose of all negotiated student assessment 

NET IMPACT ON:            Total Funds       General Revenue          Trust Funds
    Recurring -                    0                     0                    0 
Non-Recurring -                    0                     0                    0 

                                               Positions & Amount   Positions & Amount
                                                     DELETE         INSERT

        State Board Of Education  48800000

        In Section 02  On Page 036
132     Special Categories  100147
        Assessment And Evaluation  IOEA

At the end of existing proviso language, following Specific 
Appropriation 132, INSERT:

All funds provided in Specific Appropriation 132 shall be held in 
reserve until released by vote of the Appropriations Committee after the 
Commissioner of Education has appeared before such committee and 
explained why such contracts were negotiated and all questions regarding 
the purpose and reason for such contracts have been explained in detail. 
Further, the Department of Education is prohibited from expending any 
available funds from anywhere else in the department to fulfill any 
portion of these contracts until such meeting and vote occurs.

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