Florida Senate - 2011 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. HB 7101
Senate . House
Floor: 2/PD/3R .
05/05/2011 12:10 PM .
Senators Bogdanoff and Thrasher moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Delete everything after the enacting clause
4 and insert:
5 Section 1. Subsection (3) of section 43.291, Florida
6 Statutes, is amended to read:
7 43.291 Judicial nominating commissions.—
Notwithstanding any other provision of this section,
9 each current member of a judicial nominating commission
10 appointed directly by the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar
11 shall serve the remainder of his or her term, unless removed for
12 cause. The terms of all current other members of a judicial
13 nominating commission are hereby terminated, and the Governor
14 shall appoint new members to each judicial nominating commission
15 in the following manner :
16 (a) Nine Two appointments for terms ending January 15, 2015
17 July 1, 2002, four one of which shall be an appointment selected
18 from nominations submitted by the Board of Governors of The
19 Florida Bar pursuant to paragraph (1)(a). ;
20 (b) Two appointments for terms ending July 1, 2003; and
21 (c) Two appointments for terms ending July 1, 2004.
23 (b) Every subsequent appointment, except an appointment to
24 fill a vacant, unexpired term, shall be for 4 years. Each
25 expired term or vacancy shall be filled by appointment in the
26 same manner as the member whose position is being filled.
27 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.
29 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================
30 And the title is amended as follows:
31 Delete everything before the enacting clause
32 and insert:
33 A bill to be entitled
34 An act relating to judicial nominating commissions;
35 amending s. 43.291, F.S.; providing for the
36 appointment of members of judicial nominating
37 Commissions; providing an effective date.