Florida Senate - 2018 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS/CS/HB 1287, 2nd Eng. Ì261790/Î261790 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Simmons moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (384600) (with title 2 amendment) 3 4 Delete lines 2522 - 2558 5 and insert: 6 (a)1. Except as provided in subparagraph 2., the voting 7 membership of an M.P.O. shall consist of at least 5 but not more 8 than 25 apportioned members, with the exact number determined on 9 an equitable geographic-population ratio basis, based on an 10 agreement among the affected units of general-purpose local 11 government and the Governor, as required by federal regulations. 12 In accordance with 23 U.S.C. s. 134, the Governor may also allow 13 M.P.O. members who represent municipalities to alternate with 14 representatives from other municipalities within the 15 metropolitan planning area which do not have members on the 16 M.P.O. With the exception of instances in which all of the 17 county commissioners in a single-county M.P.O. are members of 18 the M.P.O. governing board, county commissioners shall compose 19 at least one-third of the M.P.O. governing board membership. A 20 multicounty M.P.O. may satisfy this requirement by any 21 combination of county commissioners from each of the counties 22 constituting the M.P.O. Voting members shall be elected 23 officials of general-purpose local governments, one of whom may 24 represent a group of general-purpose local governments through 25 an entity created by an M.P.O. for that purpose. An M.P.O. may 26 include, as part of its apportioned voting members, a member of 27 a statutorily authorized planning board, an official of an 28 agency that operates or administers a major mode of 29 transportation, or an official of Space Florida.
As used in this30 section, the term “elected officials of a general-purpose local31 government” excludes constitutional officers, including32 sheriffs, tax collectors, supervisors of elections, property33 appraisers, clerks of the court, and similar types of officials.34 County commissioners shall compose not less than 20 percent of 35 the M.P.O. membership if an official of an agency that operates 36 or administers a major mode of transportation has been appointed 37 to an M.P.O. 38 39 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 40 And the title is amended as follows: 41 Delete lines 3180 - 3183 42 and insert: 43 F.S.; providing