Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 62
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Stargel) recommended
       the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (424324) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Delete lines 1115 - 1158
    5  and 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, political subdivision of the
   13  state, municipality, Florida College System institution, or
   14  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  a tax support organization under section 509 of the Internal
   18  Revenue Code, whose articles of incorporation specify that upon
   19  the organization’s  dissolution, the subject property, subject
   20  to any indebtedness secured thereby and the satisfaction of the
   21  organization's 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 entity that is not an affiliated party of the charter
   32  school. For purposes of this subparagraph, the term “affiliated
   33  party of the charter school” means the applicant for the charter
   34  school pursuant to s. 1002.33; the governing board of the
   35  charter school or a member of the governing board; the charter
   36  school principal; an individual employed by the charter school;
   37  or a relative, as defined in s. 1002.33(24)(a)2., of a charter
   38  school governing board member, a charter school principal or a
   39  charter school employee.
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   42  And the title is amended as follows:
   43         Delete lines 1385 - 1389
   44  and insert:
   45         certain level; providing additional requirements for
   46         charter school eligibility for a funding allocation;
   47         requiring a certification for the use of funds;