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2012 Florida Statutes

SECTION 506
Executive director; agents and employees; inspector general.
F.S. 420.506
420.506 Executive director; agents and employees; inspector general.
(1) The appointment and removal of an executive director shall be by the executive director of the Department of Economic Opportunity, with the advice and consent of the corporation’s board of directors. The executive director shall employ legal and technical experts and such other agents and employees, permanent and temporary, as the corporation may require, and shall communicate with and provide information to the Legislature with respect to the corporation’s activities. The board is authorized, notwithstanding the provisions of s. 216.262, to develop and implement rules regarding the employment of employees of the corporation and service providers, including legal counsel. The board of directors of the corporation is entitled to establish travel procedures and guidelines for employees of the corporation. The executive director’s office and the corporation’s files and records must be located in Leon County.
(2) The appointment and removal of an inspector general shall be by the executive director, with the advice and consent of the corporation’s board of directors. The corporation’s inspector general shall perform for the corporation the functions set forth in s. 20.055. The inspector general shall administratively report to the executive director. The inspector general shall meet the minimum qualifications as set forth in s. 20.055(4). The corporation may establish additional qualifications deemed necessary by the board of directors to meet the unique needs of the corporation. The inspector general shall be responsible for coordinating the responsibilities set forth in s. 420.0006.
History.s. 1, ch. 80-161; s. 49, ch. 81-167; s. 52, ch. 83-55; s. 9, ch. 97-167; s. 58, ch. 2001-62; s. 11, ch. 2007-198; s. 331, ch. 2011-142; s. 10, ch. 2011-189.