Today is day 10 of the 2020 legislative session. As always, reach out to our team should you have questions on a specific bill, or need clarification or details to assist your advocacy efforts.
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10:00-12:00 Senate Appropriations Committee Meeting
The Committee will be hearing a presentation on the Governor’s recommended budget for FY 2020-2021.
CS/SB 226 Athletic Trainers (Harrell)
Athletic Trainers; Revising the definition of the term “athletic trainer”; requiring certain licensees to maintain certification in good standing without lapse as a condition of renewal of their athletic trainer licenses; requiring that an athletic trainer work within a specified scope of practice; requiring the direct supervision of an athletic training student to be in accordance with rules adopted by the Board of Athletic Training.
12:00-2:00 House Education Committee
HB 641 Funds for the Operation of Schools (Plasencia and Overdorf)
Revises annual allocation to school districts to include additional calculation of full-time equivalent membership for students who earn College Board Advanced Placement Capstone Diploma beginning in specified fiscal year.
HB 1059 Parental Rights (Grall)
Provides parental rights relating to a minor child’s education, upbringing, & health care; provides school district, health care practitioner, hospital requirements & specified penalties.
HB 7011 K-12 Student Athletes (Masullo)
Revises provisions relating to automated external defibrillators on school grounds, training related to CPR & defibrillators, FHSAA student athlete safety policies, & specified medical evaluations.