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2006 Florida Statutes

Section 13.08, Florida Statutes 2006

13.08  Powers and duties of commission.--

(1)  The Commission on Interstate Cooperation shall establish such committees as it deems advisable, in order that they may confer and formulate proposals concerning effective means to secure intergovernmental harmony, and may perform other functions for the commission in obedience to its decisions.

(2)  Subject to the approval of the commission, the member or members of any special committee shall be appointed by the chair of the commission. State officials or employees who are not members of the commission may be appointed as members of any such special committee, but private citizens holding no governmental position in this state are not eligible.

(3)  The commission may provide such other rules as it considers appropriate concerning the membership and the functioning of any such special committee.

(4)  The commission may provide for advisory boards for itself and for its various committees, and it may authorize private citizens to serve on such boards.

(5)  The commission, by contributions from the state to the Council of State Governments, may participate with other states in maintaining the council's district and central secretariats and its other governmental services.

(6)  The commission may appoint a secretary who shall serve without compensation except that the secretary shall be reimbursed for travel expenses as provided in s. 112.061 The secretary shall keep records of commission activities and assist in preparing the periodic reports.

History.--ss. 7, 8, ch. 28292, 1953; s. 1, ch. 57-307; s. 19, ch. 63-400; s. 1, ch. 73-305; s. 35, ch. 84-254; s. 29, ch. 95-147.

Note.--Former s. 12.08.