Florida Senate - 2017 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 374 Ì917714.Î917714 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 03/17/2017 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education (Galvano) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 1200 - 1209 4 and insert: 5 (1) The State Board of Community Colleges is established as 6 a body corporate consisting of 13 members, which shall consist 7 of the Commissioner of Education and 12 citizen members who are 8 appointed by the Governor in a manner that provides equitable 9 geographical representation. 10 (a) The 12 appointed citizen members must include a student 11 enrolled in a Florida Community College System institution and a 12 faculty member employed at a Florida Community College System 13 institution. 14 (b) Except for the student member, each citizen member must 15 be confirmed by the Senate and must reside and be registered to 16 vote in this state. 17 (c) Except for the student member, who shall serve a 1-year 18 term, appointed citizen members shall serve staggered 4-year 19 terms. In order to achieve staggered terms, beginning September 20 1, 2017, of the initial appointments, 3 members shall serve 2 21 year terms, 4 members shall serve 3-year terms, and 4 members 22 shall serve 4-year terms.