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