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. 7 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 10 Section 1. Section 985.175, Florida Statutes, is created to 11 read: 12 985.175 The 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.