Florida Senate - 2020 CS for SB 1056 By the Committee on Criminal Justice; and Senator Simpson 591-02250-20 20201056c1 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, in accordance 15 with s. 985.644, with the PACE Center for Girls, a nonprofit 16 organization exempt from taxation pursuant to s. 501(c)(3) of 17 the Internal Revenue Code, to provide alternatives to 18 institutionalization or commitment for girls and young women 19 through services including, but not limited to, education, 20 counseling, training, and advocacy. 21 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.