Florida Senate - 2016                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/HB 7029, 1st Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                 Floor: WD/2R          .                                
             03/04/2016 05:08 PM       .                                

       Senator Soto moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (274472) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Delete lines 102 - 111
    5  and insert:
    8         (a) Parents of public school students have the right are
    9  entitled to an easy-to-read report card about the school’s grade
   10  designation or, if applicable under s. 1008.341, the school’s
   11  improvement rating, and the school’s accountability report,
   12  including the school financial report as required under s.
   13  1010.215. A school must provide the school’s financial report to
   14  any parent who requests the report. The report must indicate the
   15  actual amount of money expended per student in the school.
   16         (b) The Department of Education shall determine the
   17  financial impact on locally levied funds for both the districts
   18  that send and that receive students who enroll in a public
   19  school in a school district other than their school district of
   20  residence. The department shall research the feasibility of, and
   21  recommend options for, transferring local funds with such
   22  students. Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, the
   23  department shall by each November 1 provide results of the
   24  research and any recommendations to the Legislature.
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   27  And the title is amended as follows:
   28         Delete line 2598
   29  and insert:
   30         circumstances; providing that parents of public school
   31         students have the right to certain information;
   32         requiring the Department of Education to determine the
   33         financial impact on certain district funds for
   34         students who enroll in a public school in a school
   35         district other than their school district of
   36         residence; requiring the department to annually report
   37         to the Legislature by a specified date; revising
   38         student eligibility