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HB 6037 — Blind Services Direct-support Organization

by Rep. Fisher (CS/SB 1458 by Education Committee and Senator Simmons)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Education Committee (ED)

The bill removes the scheduled repeal date for the Blind Services Foundation of Florida, Inc., which serves as the direct-support organization for the Division of Blind Services.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2017.

Vote: Senate 36-0; House 118-0