Florida Senate - 2011 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. SB 2156
Senate . House
Floor: 3/F/2R .
04/06/2011 03:54 PM .
Senators Joyner and Wise moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
4 Delete lines 778 - 811
5 and insert:
6 Section 8. Subsection (3) of section 20.15, Florida
7 Statutes, is amended, and subsection (9) is added to that
8 section, to read:
9 20.15 Department of Education.—There is created a
10 Department of Education.
11 (3) DIVISIONS.—The following divisions of the Department of
12 Education are established:
13 (a) Division of Florida Colleges.
14 (b) Division of Public Schools.
15 (c) Division of Career and Adult Education.
(d) Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.
17 (e) Division of Blind Services.
18 (d) (f) Division of Accountability, Research, and
20 (e) (g) Division of Finance and Operations.
21 (f) The Division of Early Learning, which shall administer
22 the school readiness system in accordance with s. 411.01 and the
23 operational requirements of the Voluntary Prekindergarten
24 Education Program in accordance with part V of chapter 1002. The
25 division shall be directed by the Deputy Commissioner for Early
26 Learning, who shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of
27 the commissioner.
28 (9) TRAINING.—The department may provide or contract for
29 training for employees of administrative entities and case
30 managers of any contracted providers to ensure they have the
31 necessary competencies and skills to provide adequate
32 administrative oversight and delivery of the full array of
33 client services.
34 Section 9. Section 20.60, Florida Statutes, is created to
36 20.60 Jobs Florida; creation; powers and duties.—
37 (1) There is created a department that, notwithstanding the
38 provisions of s. 20.04(1), shall be called Jobs Florida.
39 (2) The head of Jobs Florida is the commissioner of Jobs
40 Florida, who shall be appointed by the Governor, subject to
41 confirmation by the Senate. The commissioner shall serve at the
42 pleasure of and report to the Governor.
43 (3) The following divisions of Jobs Florida are
45 (a) The Division of Strategic Business Development.
46 (b) The Division of Community Development.
47 (c) The Division of Workforce Services.
48 (d) The Division of Finance and Administration.
49 (e) Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.
50 (f) Division of Blind Services.
52 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================
53 And the title is amended as follows:
54 Between lines 64 and 65
56 removing the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and
57 the Division of Blind Services from the Department of