Florida Senate - 2018 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for HB 7055 Ì910690%Î910690 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Stewart moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment to Substitute Amendment (692180) (with 2 title amendment) 3 4 Between lines 2492 and 2493 5 insert: 6 Section 22. Paragraph (c) of subsection (3) of section 7 1002.75, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 8 1002.75 Office of Early Learning; powers and duties.— 9 (3) The Office of Early Learning shall adopt, in 10 consultation with and subject to approval by the department, 11 procedures governing the administration of the Voluntary 12 Prekindergarten Education Program by the early learning 13 coalitions and school districts for: 14 (c) Removing a private prekindergarten provider or public 15 school from eligibility to deliver the program due to the 16 provider’s or school’s remaining on probation beyond the time 17 permitted under s. 1002.67. Notwithstanding any other provision 18 of law, if a private prekindergarten provider has been cited for 19 a class I violation, as defined by rule, the coalition may 20 refuse to contract with the provider or revoke the provider’s 21 eligibility to deliver the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education 22 Program. 23 Section 23. Subsection (2) of section 1002.88, Florida 24 Statutes, is amended to read: 25 1002.88 School readiness program provider standards; 26 eligibility to deliver the school readiness program.— 27 (2)(a) If a school readiness program provider fails or 28 refuses to comply with this part or any contractual obligation 29 of the statewide provider contract under s. 1002.82(2)(m), the 30 coalition may revoke the provider’s eligibility to deliver the 31 school readiness program or receive state or federal funds under 32 this chapter for a period of 5 years. 33 (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if a school 34 readiness program provider has been cited for a class I 35 violation, as defined by rule, the coalition may refuse to 36 contract with the provider or revoke the provider’s eligibility 37 to deliver the school readiness program. 38 39 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 40 And the title is amended as follows: 41 Between lines 4524 and 4525 42 insert: 43 1002.75, F.S.; authorizing an early learning coalition 44 to refuse to contract with or revoke the eligibility 45 of certain Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program 46 providers; amending s. 1002.88, F.S.; authorizing an 47 early learning coalition to refuse to contract with or 48 revoke the eligibility of certain school readiness 49 program providers; amending s.