Florida Senate - 2022                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/HB 1557, 1st Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Jones moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 130 - 151
    4  and insert:
    5  parent may request the Commissioner of Education to appoint a
    6  special magistrate who is a member of The Florida Bar in good
    7  standing and who has at least 5 years’ experience in
    8  administrative law. The special magistrate shall determine facts
    9  relating to the dispute over the school district procedure or
   10  practice, consider information provided by the school district,
   11  and render a recommended decision for resolution to the State
   12  Board of Education within 30 days after receipt of the request
   13  by the parent. The State Board of Education must approve or
   14  reject the recommended decision at its next regularly scheduled
   15  meeting that is more than 7 calendar days and no more than 30
   16  days after the date the recommended decision is transmitted. The
   17  costs of the special magistrate shall be borne by the school
   18  district. The State Board of Education shall adopt rules,
   19  including forms, necessary to implement this sub-subparagraph.
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   22  And the title is amended as follows:
   23         Delete lines 46 - 52
   24  and insert:
   25         requirements for such rules; requiring a school