Florida Senate - 2019 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 7070 Ì808010aÎ808010 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . Floor: WD/2R . 04/25/2019 10:24 AM . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Farmer moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with directory and title amendments) 2 3 Between lines 488 and 489 4 insert: 5 (8) CAUSES FOR NONRENEWAL OR TERMINATION OF CHARTER.— 6 (g)1. If a charter is terminated or a charter school closes 7 before the end of a school year or within 3 years after 8 beginning operations and, after a specific finding by the school 9 district of material fraud, disregard of generally accepted 10 accounting principles, or of intentional malfeasance by an 11 applicant for the charter, the charter school owner, the charter 12 school president, charter school governing board members, and 13 the relatives of such owner, upon findings made by the school 14 district, the applicant for the charter, the charter school 15 owner, the charter school president, the charter school 16 governing board members, and the relatives of such owner, 17 president, or governing board member may not submit an 18 application to open a charter school in this state pursuant to 19 subsection (6) for a period of 5 years after the termination of 20 the charter or closure of the charter school. The applicant for 21 the charter, the charter school owner, the charter school 22 president, the charter school governing board members, and the 23 relatives of such owner, president, or governing board member, 24 may appeal to the charter appeals commission the school 25 district’s finding of material fraud, intentional malfeasance, 26 or disregard of generally accepted accounting principles. 27 2. If a charter school owner, a charter school president, a 28 member of a charter school governing board, a charter management 29 organization, or an education management organization is 30 convicted of a crime, including, but not limited to, material 31 fraud or serious financial theft offenses, misrepresentation, 32 fraud, or misappropriation related to the operation of a charter 33 school, that owner, president, or governing board member, 34 including any relatives of such individuals, or the charter 35 management organization or the education management 36 organization, may not submit an application to open a charter 37 school in this state pursuant to subsection (6) for a period of 38 10 years after such conviction. 39 40 For the purpose of this paragraph, the term “relative” has the 41 same meaning as specified in subparagraph (24)(a)2. 42 43 44 ====== D I R E C T O R Y C L A U S E A M E N D M E N T ====== 45 And the directory clause is amended as follows: 46 Delete line 467 47 and insert: 48 Section 4. Paragraph (f) is added to subsection (7) and 49 paragraph (g) is added to subsection (8) of 50 51 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 52 And the title is amended as follows: 53 Delete line 16 54 and insert: 55 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; authorizing 56 certain charter school applicants to open charter 57 schools before a specified timeframe and after 58 approval; prohibiting specified individuals and 59 entities from submitting an application to open a 60 charter school for specified periods of time; defining 61 the term “relative” for the purpose of applying the 62 prohibition; amending s.