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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XLVIII
K-20 EDUCATION CODE
Chapter 1011
PLANNING AND BUDGETING
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F.S. 1011.55
1011.55 Procedure for legislative budget requests for the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind.
(1) The legislative budget request of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind shall be prepared using the same format, procedures, and timelines required for the submission of the legislative budget of the Department of Education. The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind shall submit its legislative budget request to the Department of Education for review and approval. Subsequent to the Department of Education’s approval, the Commissioner of Education shall include the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind in the department’s legislative budget request to the State Board of Education, the Governor, and the Legislature. The legislative budget request and the appropriation for the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind shall be a separate identifiable sum in the public schools budget entity of the Department of Education. The annual appropriation for the school shall be distributed monthly in payments as nearly equal as possible. Appropriations for textbooks, instructional technology, and school buses may be released and distributed as necessary to serve the instructional program for the students.
(2) The school shall submit its fixed capital outlay request to the Department of Education for review and approval in accordance with s. 1002.36(4)(f)1. Subsequent to the department’s approval, the school’s request shall be included within the department’s public education capital outlay legislative budget request.
History.s. 649, ch. 2002-387; s. 4, ch. 2004-331.