Florida Senate - 2015 SB 446 By Senator Bradley 7-00501-15 2015446__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to Florida College System boards of 3 trustees; amending s. 1001.61, F.S.; revising the 4 membership guidelines for the Florida College System 5 institution boards of trustees to require the St. 6 Johns River State College board to have a specified 7 number of trustees from each county that the college 8 serves; providing an effective date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 1001.61, Florida 13 Statutes, is amended to read: 14 1001.61 Florida College System institution boards of 15 trustees; membership.— 16 (1) Florida College System institution boards of trustees 17 shall be comprised of five members when a Florida College System 18 institution district is confined to one school board district; 19 seven members when a Florida College System institution district 20 is confined to one school board district and the board of 21 trustees so elects; and not more than nine members when the 22 district contains two or more school board districts, as 23 provided by rules of the State Board of Education. However, 24 Florida State College at Jacksonville shall have an odd number 25 of trustees, and St. Johns River State College shall have three 26 trustees from each of the three counties that the college 27 serves. 28 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.