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2011 Florida Statutes

F.S. 582.06
582.06 Soil and Water Conservation Council; powers and duties.
(1) COMPOSITION.The Soil and Water Conservation Council is created in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and shall be composed of 23 members as follows:
(a) Eleven members shall be persons who have been involved in the practice of soil or water conservation, or in the development or implementation of interim measures or best management practices related thereto, and who have been engaged in agriculture or an occupation related to the agricultural industry for at least 5 years at the time of their appointment.
(b) Twelve members shall include one representative each from the Department of Environmental Protection, the five water management districts, the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida, the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Florida Association of Counties, and the Florida League of Cities and two representatives of environmental interests.
(c) All members shall be appointed by the commissioner. Members appointed pursuant to paragraph (b) shall be appointed by the commissioner from recommendations provided by the organization or interest represented.
(d) Members shall serve 4-year terms or until their successors are duly qualified and appointed. If a vacancy occurs, it shall be filled for the remainder of the term in the manner of an initial appointment.
(2) POWERS AND DUTIES; MEETINGS; PROCEDURES; RECORDS; COMPENSATION.The meetings, powers and duties, procedures, and recordkeeping of the Soil and Water Conservation Council, and per diem and reimbursement of expenses of council members, shall be governed by the provisions of s. 570.0705 relating to advisory committees established within the department.
History.s. 4, ch. 18144, 1937; s. 2, ch. 19473, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 4151(475); s. 1, ch. 28094, 1953; s. 24, ch. 57-1; s. 19, ch. 63-400; s. 2, ch. 67-207; ss. 14, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 3, ch. 69-235; s. 3, ch. 70-392; s. 1, ch. 70-439; s. 16, ch. 77-108; s. 6, ch. 78-95; s. 1, ch. 78-261; s. 4, ch. 78-323; ss. 1, 2, 3, ch. 81-129; s. 1, ch. 82-46; s. 2, ch. 83-265; ss. 2, 3, 4, ch. 87-25; s. 5, ch. 91-429; s. 62, ch. 93-169; s. 27, ch. 94-335; s. 1, ch. 2003-97; s. 8, ch. 2006-289.
Note.Former s. 582.07.