SB 446 First Engrossed
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 requirements for the Florida College System
5 institution boards of trustees; deleting a provision
6 requiring the Florida State College at Jacksonville to
7 have an odd number of trustees; providing for
8 staggered terms of board members; providing an
9 effective date.
11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
13 Section 1. Subsections (1) and (2) of section 1001.61,
14 Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
15 1001.61 Florida College System institution boards of
16 trustees; membership.—
17 (1) Florida College System institution boards of trustees
18 shall be comprised of five members when a Florida College System
19 institution district is confined to one school board district;
20 seven members when a Florida College System institution district
21 is confined to one school board district and the board of
22 trustees so elects; and not more than nine members when the
23 district contains two or more school board districts
24 provided by rules of the State Board of Education. However,
25 Florida State College at Jacksonville shall have an odd number
26 of trustees.
27 (2) Trustees shall be appointed by the Governor to
28 staggered 4-year terms, subject to confirmation and confirmed by
29 the Senate in regular session.
30 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.