Florida Senate - 2020 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 364 Ì953726;Î953726 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Community Affairs (Rader) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Section 420.5075, Florida Statutes, is created 6 to read: 7 420.5075 Independent Living Task Force.— 8 (1) The Independent Living Task Force, a task force as 9 defined in s. 20.03(8), is established within the Florida 10 Housing Finance Corporation for administrative purposes only. 11 The corporation shall use existing and available resources to 12 administer and support the activities of the task force under 13 this section. 14 (2) For purposes of this section, the term “disability” has 15 the same meaning as provided in 42 U.S.C. s. 12102(1) of the 16 Americans with Disabilities Act, as that definition exists on 17 the effective date of this act. 18 (3) The task force shall develop and evaluate policy 19 proposals that incentivize building contractors and developers 20 to create units within mixed-use developments which may be used 21 as low-cost, supportive, and affordable housing for individuals 22 who are in need of such housing and who have a disability. 23 (4) The task force shall consist of the following members: 24 (a) The director of the Florida Housing Finance Corporation 25 or his or her designee, who shall serve as chair of the task 26 force. 27 (b) The director of the Agency for Persons with 28 Disabilities or his or her designee. 29 (c) The Secretary of Children and Families or his or her 30 designee. 31 (d) The executive director of the Department of Economic 32 Opportunity or his or her designee. 33 (e) The Secretary of Business and Professional Regulation 34 or his or her designee. 35 (f) The executive director of the Commission for the 36 Transportation Disadvantaged or his or her designee. 37 (g) The Secretary of Elderly Affairs or his or her 38 designee. 39 (h) An individual appointed by the Governor. 40 (i) The following members appointed by the director of the 41 Florida Housing Finance Corporation: 42 1. A representative from the Florida Supportive Housing 43 Coalition. 44 2. A representative from the Florida Housing Coalition. 45 3. A representative from the Florida Independent Living 46 Council. 47 4. A representative from The Arc of Florida. 48 5. A representative from the National Alliance on Mental 49 Illness-Florida. 50 6. A representative from the Florida League of Cities. 51 7. A representative from the Florida Association of 52 Counties. 53 8. A representative from the Association of Florida 54 Community Developers. 55 9. A representative from the Associated Builders and 56 Contractors of Florida. 57 10. A representative from the Florida Association of 58 Rehabilitation Facilities. 59 11. A representative from the Florida Developmental 60 Disabilities Council. 61 12. A representative from the banking industry who finances 62 mixed-use developments. 63 13. A representative from the Coalition of Affordable 64 Housing Providers. 65 14. A representative from the Commercial Real Estate 66 Development Association. 67 15. A representative from the Florida Behavioral Health 68 Association. 69 16. A representative from the Florida Assisted Living 70 Association. 71 17. An attorney who is a member in good standing with the 72 Elder Law Section of The Florida Bar. 73 (5) Members of the task force shall serve without 74 compensation and are not entitled to reimbursement for per diem 75 or travel expenses. The task force shall convene its first 76 meeting by August 1, 2020, and shall meet as often as necessary 77 to fulfill its responsibilities under this section. Meetings may 78 be conducted in person, by teleconference, or by other 79 electronic means. 80 (6) In consultation with the applicable local and state 81 governmental entities, the task force shall: 82 (a) Identify potential barriers and opportunities in 83 existing policies, rules, or laws to incentivize building 84 contractors and developers to create low-cost, supportive, and 85 affordable housing units for individuals with disabilities 86 within mixed-use developments. 87 (b) Recommend modifications to existing policies, rules, or 88 laws or propose new policies, rules, or laws, such as allowing 89 greater density, which would allow for the creation of low-cost, 90 supportive, and affordable housing units for individuals with 91 disabilities within mixed-use developments. 92 (c) Recommend financial and regulatory incentives to 93 encourage building contractors and developers to create low 94 cost, supportive, and affordable housing units for individuals 95 with disabilities within mixed-use developments. 96 (d) Propose funding mechanisms for the development and 97 maintenance of spaces for low-cost, supportive, and affordable 98 housing units for individuals with disabilities within mixed-use 99 developments. 100 (7) The task force shall submit a report by December 1, 101 2021, to the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the 102 Speaker of the House of Representatives which includes its 103 findings, conclusions, and recommendations. 104 (8) This section expires January 1, 2022. 105 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law. 106 107 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 108 And the title is amended as follows: 109 Delete everything before the enacting clause 110 and insert: 111 A bill to be entitled 112 An act relating to the Independent Living Task Force; 113 creating s. 420.5075, F.S.; establishing the 114 Independent Living Task Force within the Florida 115 Housing Finance Corporation; defining the term 116 “disability”; providing for duties, membership, and 117 meetings of the task force; requiring the task force 118 to submit a report to the Governor and the Legislature 119 by a specified date; providing for expiration of the 120 task force; providing an effective date.