Florida Senate - 2011 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. HB 7101
Senate . House
Floor: 1/WD/2R .
05/05/2011 12:02 PM .
Senator Bogdanoff 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) Two appointments for terms ending July 1, 2012 2002,
17 one of which shall be an appointment selected from nominations
18 submitted by the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar pursuant
19 to paragraph (1)(a);
20 (b) Two appointments for terms ending July 1, 2013 2003;
22 (c) Two appointments for terms ending July 1, 2014 2004.
24 Every subsequent appointment, except an appointment to fill a
25 vacant, unexpired term, shall be for 4 years. Each expired term
26 or vacancy shall be filled by appointment in the same manner as
27 the member whose position is being filled.
28 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.
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31 And the title is amended as follows:
32 Delete everything before the enacting clause
33 and insert:
34 A bill to be entitled
35 An act relating to judicial nominating commissions;
36 amending s. 43.291, F.S.; providing for termination of
37 the terms of all current members of judicial
38 nominating commissions; providing for staggered terms
39 of newly appointed members; providing an effective