Florida Senate - 2018                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for HB 7055
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                 Floor: WD/2R          .                                
             03/02/2018 12:37 PM       .                                

       Senator Steube moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (734058) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 3148 and 3149
    5  insert:
    6         Section 26. Paragraph (c) of subsection (3) of section
    7  1006.15, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
    8         1006.15 Student standards for participation in
    9  interscholastic and intrascholastic extracurricular student
   10  activities; regulation.—
   11         (3)
   12         (c) An individual home education student is eligible to
   13  participate at the public school to which the student would be
   14  assigned according to district school board attendance area
   15  policies or which the student could choose to attend pursuant to
   16  s. 1002.31, or may develop an agreement to participate at a
   17  private school, in the interscholastic extracurricular
   18  activities of that school, provided the following conditions are
   19  met:
   20         1. The home education student must meet the requirements of
   21  the home education program pursuant to s. 1002.41.
   22         2. During the period of participation at a school, the home
   23  education student must demonstrate educational progress as
   24  required in paragraph (b) in all subjects taken in the home
   25  education program by a method of evaluation agreed upon by the
   26  parent and the school principal which may include: review of the
   27  student’s work by a certified teacher chosen by the parent;
   28  grades earned through correspondence; grades earned in courses
   29  taken at a Florida College System institution, university, or
   30  trade school; standardized test scores above the 35th
   31  percentile; or any other method designated in s. 1002.41.
   32         3. The home education student must meet the same residency
   33  requirements as other students in the school at which he or she
   34  participates.
   35         4. The home education student must meet the same standards
   36  of acceptance, behavior, and performance as required of other
   37  students in extracurricular activities.
   38         5. The student must register with the school his or her
   39  intent to participate in interscholastic extracurricular
   40  activities as a representative of the school before
   41  participation the beginning date of the season for the activity
   42  in which he or she wishes to participate. A home education
   43  student must be able to participate in curricular activities if
   44  that is a requirement for an extracurricular activity.
   45         6. A student who transfers from a home education program to
   46  a public school before or during the first grading period of the
   47  school year is academically eligible to participate in
   48  interscholastic extracurricular activities during the first
   49  grading period provided the student has a successful evaluation
   50  from the previous school year, pursuant to subparagraph 2.
   51         7. Any public school or private school student who has been
   52  unable to maintain academic eligibility for participation in
   53  interscholastic extracurricular activities is ineligible to
   54  participate in such activities as a home education student until
   55  the student has successfully completed one grading period in
   56  home education pursuant to subparagraph 2. to become eligible to
   57  participate as a home education student.
   59  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   60  And the title is amended as follows:
   61         Delete line 4854
   62  and insert:
   63         and neglect provisions; amending s. 1006.15, F.S.;
   64         revising requirements for student participation in
   65         extracurricular activities; amending s. 1007.271,
   66         F.S.;