Florida Senate - 2020 CS for SB 418
By the Committee on Education; and Senator Diaz
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
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 program in nursing if the career center offering
25 the associate in applied science or associate in science degree
26 program in nursing offers it to graduates of a licensed
27 practical nursing program offered by the same center , that
28 portion of the program may be conducted by a school district
29 career center. Any instruction designed to articulate to a
30 degree program is subject to guidelines and standards adopted by
31 the State Board of Education pursuant to s. 1007.25.
32 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.