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.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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.