Bill Text: FL S1156 | 2020 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Children's Initiatives

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Failed) 2020-03-14 - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs [S1156 Detail]

Download: Florida-2020-S1156-Introduced.html
       Florida Senate - 2020                                    SB 1156
       By Senator Braynon
       35-00192-20                                           20201156__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to children’s initiatives; amending s.
    3         409.147, F.S.; revising requirements for the
    4         implementation of certain children’s initiatives;
    5         requiring the Department of Children and Families to
    6         contract with a not-for-profit corporation for certain
    7         purposes and for specified amounts; providing an
    8         effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subsection (13) of section
   13  409.147, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   14         409.147 Children’s initiatives.—
   15         (13) IMPLEMENTATION.—
   16         (b) In order to implement the legislative intent and
   17  purpose of this section for the Miami Children’s Initiative,
   18  Inc., the Department of Children and Families shall contract
   19  with a not-for-profit corporation in the amount of $500,000 per
   20  year per designated Florida Children’s Initiative site. Such
   21  funds must be used to support each site’s respective efforts to
   22  implement a community-based service network to develop,
   23  coordinate, and provide quality education, accessible health
   24  care, youth development programs, opportunities for employment,
   25  and safe and affordable housing for children and families living
   26  within each site’s respective boundaries, to work in
   27  collaboration with the governing body to adopt the resolution
   28  described in subsection (4), to establish the planning team as
   29  provided in subsection (5), and to develop and adopt the
   30  strategic community plan as provided in subsection (6). The not
   31  for-profit corporation is also responsible for the development
   32  of a business plan and for the evaluation, fiscal management,
   33  and oversight of the Miami Children’s Initiative, Inc.
   34         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.