Florida Senate - 2016 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. PCS (380674) for CS for SB 1392
Senate . House
Comm: RCS .
The Committee on Appropriations (Galvano) recommended the
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Between lines 494 and 495
5 Section 17. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (2) of
6 section 343.92, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
7 343.92 Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority.—
8 (2) The governing board of the authority shall consist of
9 15 voting
10 (a) There shall be one nonvoting, ex officio member of the
11 board who shall be appointed by The secretary of the department
12 shall appoint two advisors to the board but who must be the
13 district secretary for each one of the department districts
14 within the seven-county area of the authority , at the discretion
15 of the secretary of the department.
16 (b) The There shall be 15 voting members of the board shall
17 be as follows:
18 1. The county commissions of Citrus, Hernando,
19 Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Manatee, and Sarasota Counties
20 shall each appoint one elected official to the board. Members
21 appointed under this subparagraph shall serve 2-year terms with
22 not more than three consecutive terms being served by any
23 person. If a member under this subparagraph leaves elected
24 office, a vacancy exists on the board to be filled as provided
25 in this subparagraph.
26 2. The West Central Florida M.P.O. Chairs Coordinating
27 Committee shall appoint one member to the board who must be a
28 chair of one of the six metropolitan planning organizations in
29 the region. The member appointed under this subparagraph shall
30 serve a 2-year term with not more than three consecutive terms
31 being served by any person.
32 3.a. Two members of the board shall be the mayor, or the
33 mayor’s designee, of the largest municipality within the service
34 area of each of the following independent transit agencies or
35 their legislatively created successor agencies: Pinellas
36 Suncoast Transit Authority and Hillsborough Area Regional
37 Transit Authority. The largest municipality is that municipality
38 with the largest population as determined by the most recent
39 United States Decennial Census.
40 b. Should a mayor choose not to serve, his or her designee
41 must be an elected official selected by the mayor from that
42 largest municipality’s city council or city commission. A mayor
43 or his or her designee shall serve a 2-year term with not more
44 than three consecutive terms being served by any person.
45 c. A designee’s term ends if the mayor leaves office for
46 any reason. If a designee leaves elected office on the city
47 council or commission, a vacancy exists on the board to be
48 filled by the mayor of that municipality as provided in sub
49 subparagraph a.
50 d. A mayor who has served three consecutive terms on the
51 board must designate an elected official from that largest
52 municipality’s city council or city commission to serve on the
53 board for at least one term.
54 4.a. One membership on the board shall rotate every 2 years
55 between the mayor, or his or her designee, of the largest
56 municipality within Manatee County and the mayor, or his or her
57 designee, of the largest municipality within Sarasota County.
58 The mayor, or his or her designee, from the largest municipality
59 within Manatee County shall serve the first 2-year term. The
60 largest municipality is that municipality with the largest
61 population as determined by the most recent United States
62 Decennial Census.
63 b. Should a mayor choose not to serve, his or her designee
64 must be an elected official selected by the mayor from that
65 municipality’s city council or city commission.
66 5. The Governor shall appoint to the board four business
67 representatives, each of whom must reside in one of the seven
68 counties governed by the authority, none of whom may be elected
69 officials, and at least one but not more than two of whom shall
70 represent counties within the federally designated Tampa Bay
71 Transportation Management Area. Members appointed by the
72 Governor shall serve 3-year terms with not more than two
73 consecutive terms being served by any person.
74 Section 18. Paragraphs (e) and (f) of subsection (3) of
75 section 343.922, Florida Statutes, are amended, and paragraph
76 (g) is added to that subsection, to read:
77 343.922 Powers and duties.—
79 (e) The authority shall present the original master plan
80 and updates to the governing bodies of the counties within the
81 seven-county region, to the Tampa Bay Area Regional
82 Transportation Authority (TBARTA) Metropolitan Planning
83 Organization West Central Florida M.P.O. Chairs Coordinating
84 Committee, and to the legislative delegation members
85 representing those counties within 90 days after adoption.
86 (f) The authority shall coordinate plans and projects with
87 the TBARTA Metropolitan Planning Organization West Central
88 Florida M.P.O. Chairs Coordinating Committee, to the extent
89 practicable, and participate in the regional M.P.O. planning
90 process to ensure regional comprehension of the authority’s
91 mission, goals, and objectives.
92 (g) The authority shall provide administrative support and
93 direction to the TBARTA Metropolitan Planning Organization
94 Chairs Coordinating Committee as provided in s. 339.175(6)(i).
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97 And the title is amended as follows:
98 Between lines 79 and 80
100 amending s. 343.92, F.S.; increasing the members on
101 the governing board of the Tampa Bay Area Regional
102 Transportation Authority; requiring the secretary of
103 the department to appoint two advisors to the board
104 subject to certain requirements, rather than
105 appointing one nonvoting, ex officio member of the
106 board; amending s. 343.922, F.S.; requiring the
107 authority to present a certain master plan and updates
108 to, and coordinate projects and plans with, the Tampa
109 Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA)
110 Metropolitan Planning Organization Chairs Coordinating
111 Committee, rather than the West Central Florida M.P.O.
112 Chairs Coordinating Committee; requiring the authority
113 to provide certain administrative support and
114 direction to the TBARTA Metropolitan Planning
115 Organization Chairs Coordinating Committee;