Florida Senate - 2020                                    SB 1056
       By Senator Simpson
       10-00939A-20                                          20201056__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to the PACE Center for Girls; creating
    3         s. 985.175, F.S.; authorizing the Department of
    4         Juvenile Justice to contract with the PACE Center for
    5         Girls for specified services; providing an effective
    6         date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Section 985.175, Florida Statutes, is created to
   11  read:
   12         985.175The PACE Center for Girls.—As authorized by and
   13  consistent with funding appropriated in the General
   14  Appropriations Act, the department may contract with the PACE
   15  Center for Girls, a nonprofit organization exempt from taxation
   16  pursuant to s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to
   17  provide alternatives to institutionalization or commitment for
   18  girls and young women through education, counseling, training,
   19  and advocacy.
   20         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.