Florida Senate - 2014 CS for SB 106 By the Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability; and Senator Dean 585-00813-14 2014106c1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to county employees; amending s. 3 125.01, F.S.; providing that the governing body of a 4 county has authority to determine available benefits 5 of county employees; specifying the applicability of 6 ch. 121, F.S., to such employees; providing an 7 effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (3) of 12 section 125.01, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 13 125.01 Powers and duties.— 14 (3)(a) The enumeration of powers herein may
shallnot be 15 deemed exclusive or restrictive, but is shall bedeemed to 16 incorporate all implied powers necessary or incident to carrying 17 out such powers enumerated, including, specifically, authority 18 to employ personnel, expend funds, enter into contractual 19 obligations, and purchase or lease and sell or exchange real or 20 personal property. The authority to employ personnel includes, 21 but is not limited to, the authority to determine benefits 22 available to different types of personnel. Such benefits may 23 include, but are not limited to, insurance coverage and paid 24 leave. The provisions of chapter 121 govern the participation of 25 county employees in the Florida Retirement System. 26 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.