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2010 Florida Statutes

F.S. 103.141

Removal of county executive committee member for violation of oath.


Where the county executive committee by at least a two-thirds majority vote of the members of the committee, attending a meeting held after due notice has been given and at which meeting a quorum is present, determines an incumbent county executive committee member to be guilty of an offense involving a violation of the member’s oath of office, said member so violating his or her oath shall be removed from office and the office shall be deemed vacant. Provided, however, if the county committee wrongfully removes a county committee member and the committee member so wrongfully removed files suit in the circuit court alleging his or her removal was wrongful and wins said suit, the committee member shall be restored to office and the county committee shall pay the costs incurred by the wrongfully removed committee member in bringing the suit, including reasonable attorney’s fees.


Any officer, county committeeman, county committeewoman, precinct committeeman, precinct committeewoman, or member of a county executive committee may be removed from office pursuant to s. 103.161.


s. 10, ch. 67-353; s. 611, ch. 95-147; s. 37, ch. 2007-30.