Florida Senate - 2016 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 574 Ì216312oÎ216312 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 02/17/2016 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Rules (Gaetz) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 48 - 71 4 and insert: 5 the Governor. A member of the authority serving as of July 1, 6 2016, may serve the remainder of his or her term. However, upon 7 the conclusion of the term or upon vacancy, such expired term or 8 vacancy may not be filled except where such appointment meets 9 the requirements of this section. When the term of a member 10 expires or a vacancy occurs, the member shall not be replaced by 11 the appointing entity until the governing body of the authority 12 is composed of five voting members appointed by the governing 13 body of the county and three voting members appoint by the 14 Governor, which three members shall not include the district 15 secretary serving as an ex officio member. Except as provided in 16 subsection (5), the qualifications, terms of office, and 17 obligations and rights of members of the authority shall be 18 determined by resolution or ordinance of the governing body of 19 the county in a manner that is consistent with subsections (3) 20 and (4). 21 (5) In a county as defined in s. 125.011(1): 22 (a)1. A lobbyist, as defined in s. 112.3215, may not be 23 appointed or serve as a member of the governing body of an 24 authority. 25 2. A person may not be appointed to or serve as a member of 26 the governing body of an authority if that person currently 27 represents or has in the previous 4 years represented any client 28 for compensation before the authority. 29 3. A person may not be appointed to or serve as a member of 30 the governing body of an authority if that person currently 31 represents or has in the previous 4 years represented any person 32 or entity that is doing business, or in the previous 4 years has 33 done business, with the authority. 34 (l) A finding of a violation of this subsection or chapter 35 112, or failure to comply within 90 days after receiving a 36 notice of failure to comply with financial disclosure 37 requirements, results in immediate termination from the 38 governing body of the authority. 39 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.