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.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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.