Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (545546) for SB 62
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Appropriations (Gibson) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (450044) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 2817 and 2818
    5  insert:
    6         (c)A charter school additionally is not eligible for a
    7  funding allocation unless the chair of the governing board and
    8  the chief administrative officer of the charter school annually
    9  certify under oath that the funds will be used solely and
   10  exclusively for constructing, renovating, leasing, purchasing,
   11  financing, or improving charter school facilities that are:
   12         1.Owned by a school district, a political subdivision of
   13  the state, a municipality, a Florida College System institution,
   14  or a state university; or
   15         2.Owned by an organization, qualified as an exempt
   16  organization under s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or
   17  owned by a tax support organization under s. 509 of the Internal
   18  Revenue Code, whose articles of incorporation specify that upon
   19  the organization’s dissolution, the subject property, subject to
   20  any indebtedness secured thereby and the satisfaction of the
   21  organizations other debts, will be transferred as indicated in
   22  the articles of incorporation to:
   23         a.Another such exempt organization, including one
   24  organized for educational purposes.
   25         b.A school district or other political subdivision of the
   26  state.
   27         c.A municipality.
   28         d.A Florida College System institution.
   29         e.A state university; or
   30         3.Owned by and leased from, at a fair market value, a
   31  person or an entity that is not an affiliated party of the
   32  charter school. For purposes of this subparagraph, the term
   33  “affiliated party of the charter school” means the applicant for
   34  the charter school pursuant to s. 1002.33; the governing board
   35  of the charter school or a member of the governing board; the
   36  charter school principal; an individual employed by the charter
   37  school; or a relative, as defined in s. 1002.33(24)(a)2., of a
   38  charter school governing board member, a charter school
   39  principal, or a charter school employee.
   41  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   42  And the title is amended as follows:
   43         Delete line 3293
   44  and insert:
   45         below a certain level; requiring the chair of the
   46         governing board and the chief administrative officer
   47         of a charter school to certify that funds will be used
   48         in a specified way; defining the term “affiliated
   49         party of the charter school”; amending s. 1013.64,
   50         F.S.;