Florida Senate - 2020 SB 130 By Senator Hutson 7-00138-20 2020130__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund; 3 amending s. 288.101, F.S.; authorizing the Governor to 4 approve workforce training grants to certain charter 5 schools under the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund; 6 amending s. 1002.33, F.S.; authorizing certain charter 7 schools to apply for specified grant funds; providing 8 an effective date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. Paragraph (d) is added to subsection (2) of 13 section 288.101, Florida Statutes, to read: 14 288.101 Florida Job Growth Grant Fund.— 15 (2) The department and Enterprise Florida, Inc., may 16 identify projects, solicit proposals, and make funding 17 recommendations to the Governor, who is authorized to approve: 18 (d) Workforce training grants to support programs at 19 charter schools that exclusively offer the Career and Technical 20 Education graduation pathway option pursuant to s. 21 1003.4282(11). 22 Section 2. Paragraph (i) is added to subsection (17) of 23 section 1002.33, Florida Statutes, to read: 24 1002.33 Charter schools.— 25 (17) FUNDING.—Students enrolled in a charter school, 26 regardless of the sponsorship, shall be funded as if they are in 27 a basic program or a special program, the same as students 28 enrolled in other public schools in the school district. Funding 29 for a charter lab school shall be as provided in s. 1002.32. 30 (i) A charter school that exclusively offers the Career and 31 Technical Education graduation pathway option pursuant to s. 32 1003.4282(11) is eligible to apply for a workforce training 33 grant under s. 288.101. 34 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.