Florida Senate - 2022                              CS for SB 430
       By the Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and
       Domestic Security; and Senator Wright
       583-01957-22                                           2022430c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to the Interstate Compact on
    3         Educational Opportunity for Military Children;
    4         amending s. 1000.39, F.S.; requiring the President of
    5         the Senate and the Speaker of the House of
    6         Representatives to each appoint one member to the
    7         State Council on Interstate Educational Opportunity
    8         for Military Children, rather than appoint one member
    9         jointly; amending s. 1000.40, F.S.; extending the
   10         scheduled repeal of the compact and related
   11         provisions; providing an effective date.
   13  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   15         Section 1. Subsection (3) of section 1000.39, Florida
   16  Statutes, is amended to read:
   17         1000.39 State council; Interstate Compact on Educational
   18  Opportunity for Military Children.—
   19         (3) The council shall consist of the following eight seven
   20  members:
   21         (a) The Commissioner of Education or his or her designee.
   22         (b) The superintendent, or his or her designee, for the
   23  school district with the highest percentage per capita of
   24  military children during the previous school year.
   25         (c) Two members appointed by the Commissioner of Education,
   26  one of whom shall represent a military installation located
   27  within this state and one of whom shall represent the executive
   28  branch and possess experience in assisting military families in
   29  obtaining educational services for their children. The term of
   30  each member appointed under this paragraph shall be for 4 years,
   31  except that, in order to provide for staggered terms, the
   32  Commissioner of Education shall initially appoint one member to
   33  a term of 2 years and one member to a term of 3 years.
   34         (d) One member appointed by, and who shall serve at the
   35  pleasure of, the President of the Senate and one member
   36  appointed by, and who shall serve at the pleasure of, the
   37  Speaker of the House of Representatives.
   38         (e) The Compact Commissioner and the Military Family
   39  Education Liaison designated by the Governor under s. 1000.38,
   40  who shall serve as nonvoting, ex officio members of the council.
   41         Section 2. Section 1000.40, Florida Statutes, is amended to
   42  read:
   43         1000.40 Future repeal of the Interstate Compact on
   44  Educational Opportunity for Military Children.—Sections 1000.36,
   45  1000.361, 1000.38, and 1000.39 and this section shall stand
   46  repealed on July 1, 2025 2022, unless reviewed and saved from
   47  repeal through reenactment by the Legislature.
   48         Section 3. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.