2024 Legislature                                          SB 832
    2         An act relating to employment of individuals with
    3         disabilities; amending s. 413.80, F.S.; requiring the
    4         collection and sharing of data between multiple
    5         agencies for the interagency cooperative agreement
    6         under the Employment First Act; providing requirements
    7         for accountability measures; requiring the Office of
    8         Reimagining Education and Career Help to issue an
    9         annual statewide report by a specified date each year;
   10         providing an effective date.
   12  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   14         Section 1. Paragraphs (e) and (g) of subsection (5) of
   15  section 413.80, Florida Statutes, are amended, and subsection
   16  (6) is added to that section, to read:
   17         413.80 Employment First Act.—
   19  interagency cooperative agreement must identify the roles and
   20  responsibilities of the state agencies and organizations
   21  identified in subsection (4) and the objectives of the
   22  interagency cooperative agreement, which must include all of the
   23  following:
   24         (e) Ensuring collaborative efforts between multiple
   25  agencies to achieve the purposes of this act, including the
   26  collection and sharing of data.
   27         (g) Identifying accountability measures to ensure the
   28  sustainability of this agreement. At a minimum, the
   29  accountability measures shall include systemwide measures to
   30  increase the number of individuals working in competitive
   31  integrated employment, decrease the number of individuals
   32  working in subminimum wage employment, and decrease the number
   33  of individuals working in nonintegrated employment settings.
   34         (6)ANNUAL REPORT.—The Office of Reimagining Education and
   35  Career Help shall issue an annual statewide report by December 1
   36  each year on the implementation of this act and progress made on
   37  the accountability measures.
   38         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2024.