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CS/SB 106 — County Employees

by Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee; and Senator Dean

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Community Affairs Committee (CA)

This bill clarifies the authority of counties related to employee benefits. The bill specifies that a county’s power to employ personnel includes, but is not limited to, the authority to determine the benefits available to different types of personnel. It also specifies that the Florida Retirement System Act governs the participation of county employees in the Florida Retirement System.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2014.

Vote: Senate 40-0; House 116-0