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2004 Florida Statutes

Section 145.051, Florida Statutes 2004

145.051  Clerk of circuit court; county comptroller.--

(1)  Each clerk of the circuit court and each county comptroller shall receive as salary the amount indicated, based on the population of his or her county. In addition, a compensation shall be made for population increments over the minimum for each population group, which shall be determined by multiplying the population in excess of the minimum for the group times the group rate.

Pop. Group County Pop. Range Base Salary Group Rate
Minimum Maximum
I -0- 49,999 $21,250 $0.07875
II 50,000 99,999 24,400 0.06300
III 100,000 199,999 27,550 0.02625
IV 200,000 399,999 30,175 0.01575
V 400,000 999,999 33,325 0.00525
VI 1,000,000 36,475 0.00400

(2)(a)  There shall be an additional $2,000 per year special qualification salary for each clerk of the circuit court who has met the certification requirements established by the Supreme Court. Any clerk of the circuit court who is certified during a calendar year shall receive in that year a pro rata share of the special qualification salary based on the remaining period of the year.

(b)  In order to qualify for the special qualification salary provided by paragraph (a), the clerk must complete the requirements established by the Supreme Court within 6 years after first taking office.

(c)  After a clerk meets the requirements of paragraph (a), in order to remain certified the clerk shall thereafter be required to complete each year a course of continuing education as prescribed by the Supreme Court.

History.--s. 1, ch. 61-461; s. 1, ch. 63-560; s. 1, ch. 65-356; s. 2, ch. 67-576; s. 5, ch. 69-346; s. 27, ch. 72-404; s. 4, ch. 73-173; s. 4, ch. 74-325; ss. 2, 12, ch. 80-377; s. 1, ch. 85-322; s. 1, ch. 88-175; s. 27, ch. 91-45; s. 854, ch. 95-147.