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2006 Florida Statutes

Section 13.07, Florida Statutes 2006

13.07  Functions of commission.--It shall be the function of this commission:

(1)  To carry forward the participation of this state as a member of the Council of State Governments.

(2)  To encourage and assist the legislative, executive, administrative and judicial officials and employees of this state to develop and maintain friendly contact by correspondence, by conference, and otherwise, with officials and employees of the other states, of the federal government, and of local units of government.

(3)  To endeavor to advance cooperation between this state and other units of government whenever it seems advisable to do so by formulating proposals for, and by facilitating:

(a)  The adoption of compacts;

(b)  The enactment of uniform or reciprocal statutes;

(c)  The adoption of uniform or reciprocal administrative rules and regulations;

(d)  The informal cooperation of governmental offices with one another;

(e)  The personal cooperation of governmental officials and employees with one another, individually;

(f)  The interchange and clearance of research and information; and

(g)  Any other suitable process.

(4)  In short, to do all such acts as will, in the opinion of this commission, enable Florida to do its part in forming a more perfect union among the various governments in the United States and in developing the Council of State Governments for that purpose.

History.--s. 6, ch. 28292, 1953.

Note.--Former s. 12.07.