Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 666
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  01/21/2020           .                                

       The Committee on Commerce and Tourism (Mayfield) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 79 - 114
    4  and insert:
    5  of seven directors. The executive director of the department, or
    6  his or her designee, shall serve as chair of the board of
    7  directors of the corporation. The director of the Division of
    8  Bond Finance of the State Board of Administration, or his or her
    9  designee, shall serve as a director of the board of directors of
   10  the corporation. The Governor, subject to confirmation by the
   11  Senate, shall appoint the remaining five directors of the board
   12  of directors of the corporation, who shall be five in number.
   13  The terms of office for the appointed directors shall be for 4
   14  years from the date of their appointment. A vacancy occurring
   15  during a term of an appointed director shall be filled for the
   16  unexpired term. A director shall be eligible for reappointment.
   17  At least three of the appointed directors of the corporation
   18  shall be bankers or individuals with experience in finance who
   19  have been selected by the Governor from a list of bankers who
   20  were nominated by Enterprise Florida, Inc., and one of the
   21  directors shall be an economic development specialist.
   22         (3)(a)1. A director may not receive compensation for his or
   23  her services, but is entitled to necessary expenses, including
   24  travel expenses, incurred in the discharge of his or her duties.
   25  Each appointed director shall hold office until his or her
   26  successor has been appointed.
   27         2. Directors are subject to ss. 112.313(1)-(8), (10), (12),
   28  and (15); 112.3135; and 112.3143(2). For purposes of applying
   29  ss. 112.313(1)-(8), (10), (12), and (15); 112.3135; and
   30  112.3143(2) to activities of directors, directors shall be
   31  considered public officers and the corporation shall be
   32  considered their agency.
   33         (c) The directors of the corporation shall annually elect
   34  one of their members as chair and one as vice chair. The
   35  corporation may employ a president, technical experts, and such
   36  other agents and employees, permanent and temporary, as it
   37  requires and determine their qualifications, duties, and
   38  compensation. For such legal services as it
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   41  And the title is amended as follows:
   42         Delete lines 19 - 22
   43  and insert:
   44         corporation; making conforming changes; providing for
   45         future repeals;