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SPECIFIC
APPROPRIATION

   The moneys contained herein are appropriated from the named funds to the
   Department of Education as the amounts to be used to pay salaries, other
   operational expenditures, and fixed capital outlay.

EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF

PROGRAM: EDUCATION - FIXED CAPITAL OUTLAY

   The  Legislature  hereby  finds  and  determines that the items and sums
   designated in Specific Appropriations 15 through 18, 21, and 22 from the
   Public  Education  Capital Outlay and Debt Service Trust Fund constitute
   authorized capital outlay projects within the meaning and as required by
   Article  XII,  section  9(a)(2) of the Florida Constitution, as amended,
   and  any other law. In accordance therewith, the moneys in the following
   items  are  authorized  to  be  expended  for  the enumerated authorized
   capital outlay projects.

   The  sum  designated  for each project is the maximum sum to be expended
   for   each  specified  phase  of  the  project from funds accruing under
   Article  XII,  section 9(a)(2) of the Florida Constitution. The scope of
   each project shall be planned so that the amounts specified shall not be
   exceeded,  or  any excess in costs shall be funded by sources other than
   this  appropriation.  Such  excess  costs  may be funded from the Public
   Education Capital Outlay and Debt Service Trust Fund only as a result of
   fund transfers pursuant to section 216.292(4)(c), Florida Statutes. Each
   project   shall  be  constructed  on  the  site  specified.  If existing
   facilities  and  acquisition  of new sites are a part of these projects,
   each   such  building   and  site  must  be  certified  to  be  free  of
   contamination,  asbestos,  and   other  hazardous  materials  before the
   facility  or site may be acquired. The provisions of section 216.301(2),
   Florida  Statutes,  shall apply to all capital outlay funds appropriated
   from the Public Education Capital Outlay and Debt Service Trust Fund for
   Fiscal  Year 2022-2023 in Specific Appropriations 15 through 18, 21, and
   22.

   The Governor's Office of Policy and Budget shall establish Fixed Capital
   Outlay   budget   authority   within   appropriate  accounts  to  enable
   expenditure   of  funds  appropriated  for  the  state universities, the
   Florida  School  for   the  Deaf and the Blind, public school districts,
   public  broadcasting  stations,  the  Division  of  Blind  Services, and
   Florida colleges.

  14   FIXED CAPITAL OUTLAY
       STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM CAPITAL
        IMPROVEMENT FEE PROJECTS
        FROM CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FEE
         TRUST FUND  . . . . . . . . . . . .                        44,700,000

   Funds  in  Specific  Appropriation  14  shall  be allocated by the Board
   of   Governors  to  the universities on a pro rata distribution basis in
   accordance  with  the  Board of Governors Legislative Budget Request for
   funding  from  the  Capital  Improvements Fee Trust Fund, as approved on
   August  31,  2021.  Each  board of trustees shall report to the Board of
   Governors the funding it allocates to each specific project.

  15   FIXED CAPITAL OUTLAY
       MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, RENOVATION, AND
        REMODELING
        FROM PUBLIC EDUCATION CAPITAL
         OUTLAY AND DEBT SERVICE TRUST FUND                        260,155,611

   Funds in Specific Appropriation 15 shall be allocated as follows:

     Charter Schools........................................... 190,865,859
     Florida College System....................................  69,289,752

   Funds   in  Specific  Appropriation  15  to  charter  schools  shall  be
   distributed  in accordance with section 1013.62, Florida Statutes. Funds
   provided  for  colleges  shall be distributed in accordance with section
   1013.64(1), Florida Statutes.