SB 446 Second 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; requiring the St.
6 Johns River State College board to have a specified
7 number of trustees; providing for staggered terms of
8 board members; providing an effective date.
10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
12 Section 1. Subsections (1) and (2) of section 1001.61,
13 Florida Statutes, are 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
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 seven
26 trustees from the three-county area that the college serves.
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.