Florida Senate - 2019 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 670 Ì626102hÎ626102 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Rules (Rader) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Section 420.5075, Florida Statutes, is created 6 to read: 7 420.5075 Independent Living Task Force.— 8 (1) The Independent Living Task Force, a task force as 9 defined in s. 20.03(e), is established within the Florida 10 Housing Finance Corporation for administrative purposes only. 11 The corporation shall use existing and available resources to 12 administer and support the activities of the task force under 13 this section. 14 (2) The task force shall develop and evaluate policy 15 proposals that incentivize building contractors and developers 16 to create units within mixed-use developments which may be used 17 as low-cost, supportive, and affordable housing for individuals 18 who are in need of such housing and who have a developmental 19 disability, as defined in s. 393.063, or a mental illness, as 20 defined in s. 394.455. 21 (3) The task force consists of the following members: 22 (a) The director of the Florida Housing Finance Corporation 23 or his or her designee, who shall serve as chair of the task 24 force. 25 (b) The director of the Agency for Persons with 26 Disabilities or his or her designee. 27 (c) The Secretary of Children and Families or his or her 28 designee. 29 (d) The executive director of the Department of Economic 30 Opportunity or his or her designee. 31 (e) The Secretary of Business and Professional Regulation 32 or his or her designee. 33 (f) The executive director of the Commission for the 34 Transportation Disadvantaged or his or her designee. 35 (g) An individual appointed by the Governor. 36 (h) The following members appointed by the director of the 37 Florida Housing Finance Corporation: 38 1. A representative from the Florida Supportive Housing 39 Coalition. 40 2. A representative from the Florida Housing Coalition. 41 3. A representative from the Florida Independent Living 42 Council. 43 4. A representative from the ARC of Florida. 44 5. A representative from the National Alliance on Mental 45 Illness-Florida. 46 6. A representative from the Florida League of Cities. 47 7. A representative from the Florida Association of 48 Counties. 49 8. A representative from the Association of Florida 50 Community Developers. 51 9. A representative from the Associated Builders and 52 Contractors of Florida. 53 10. A representative from the Florida Association of 54 Rehabilitation Facilities. 55 11. A representative from the Florida Developmental 56 Disabilities Council. 57 12. A representative from the banking industry who finances 58 mixed-used developments. 59 13. A representative from the Coalition of Affordable 60 Housing Providers. 61 14. A representative from the Commercial Real Estate 62 Development Association. 63 15. An attorney who is a member in good standing of the 64 Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar. 65 (4) Members of the task force shall serve without 66 compensation and are not entitled to reimbursement for per diem 67 or travel expenses. The task force shall convene its first 68 meeting by August 1, 2019, and shall meet as often as necessary 69 to fulfill its responsibilities under this section. Meetings may 70 be conducted in person, by teleconference, or by other 71 electronic means. 72 (5) In consultation with the applicable local and state 73 governmental entities, the task force shall: 74 (a) Identify potential barriers and opportunities in 75 existing policies, rules, or laws to incentivize building 76 contractors and developers to create low-cost, supportive, and 77 affordable housing units for individuals with developmental 78 disabilities or mental illness within mixed-use developments. 79 (b) Recommend modifications to existing policies, rules, or 80 laws or propose new policies, rules, or laws, such as allowing 81 greater density, which would allow for the creation of low-cost, 82 supportive, and affordable housing units for individuals with 83 developmental disabilities or mental illness within mixed-use 84 developments. 85 (c) Recommend financial and regulatory incentives to 86 encourage building contractors and developers to create low 87 cost, supportive, and affordable housing units for individuals 88 with developmental disabilities or mental illness within mixed 89 use developments. 90 (d) Propose funding mechanisms for the development and 91 maintenance of spaces for low-cost, supportive, and affordable 92 housing units for individuals with developmental disabilities or 93 mental illness within mixed-use developments. 94 (6) The task force shall submit a report by December 1, 95 2020, to the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the 96 Speaker of the House of Representatives which includes its 97 findings, conclusions, and recommendations. 98 (7) This section expires February 2, 2021. 99 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law. 100 101 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 102 And the title is amended as follows: 103 Delete everything before the enacting clause 104 and insert: 105 A bill to be entitled 106 An act relating to the Independent Living Task Force; 107 creating s. 420.5075, F.S.; establishing the 108 Independent Living Task Force within the Florida 109 Housing Finance Corporation; providing for duties, 110 membership, and meetings of the task force; requiring 111 the task force to submit a report to the Governor and 112 Legislature by a specified date; providing for 113 expiration of the task force; providing an effective 114 date.