Florida Senate - 2020                                     SB 418
       By Senator Diaz
       36-00457-20                                            2020418__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to workforce education; amending s.
    3         1011.80, F.S.; revising the workforce education
    4         programs that school district career centers are
    5         authorized to conduct; providing an effective date.
    7  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
    9         Section 1. Subsection (2) of section 1011.80, Florida
   10  Statutes, is amended to read:
   11         1011.80 Funds for operation of workforce education
   12  programs.—
   13         (2) Any workforce education program may be conducted by a
   14  Florida College System institution or a school district, except
   15  that college credit in an associate in applied science or an
   16  associate in science degree may be awarded only by a Florida
   17  College System institution. However, a school district career
   18  center may conduct the following:
   19         (a) Portions of if an associate in applied science or an
   20  associate in science degree program which contain contains
   21  within it an occupational completion point that confers a
   22  certificate or an applied technology diploma.
   23         (b) An associate in applied science or an associate in
   24  science degree nursing program if the technical center offering
   25  the associate in science nursing degree program offers it only
   26  to graduates of a licensed practical nursing program offered by
   27  the same center, that portion of the program may be conducted by
   28  a school district career center. Any instruction designed to
   29  articulate to a degree program is subject to guidelines and
   30  standards adopted by the State Board of Education pursuant to s.
   31  1007.25.
   32         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.