2019 Florida Statutes
State Library Council.
State Library Council.
257.02 State Library Council.—
(1) There shall be a State Library Council to advise and assist the division with planning, policy, and priorities related to the development of statewide information services. The council shall consist of nine members who shall be appointed by the Secretary of State. Of the nine members, three members must represent Florida public libraries, two members must represent the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative, one member must represent a multitype library cooperative, one member must represent a school library media center, one member must represent the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida, and one member must represent a Florida library professional association. Members shall be appointed for 4-year terms. A vacancy on the council shall be filled for the period of the unexpired term. A person may not be appointed to serve more than two consecutive terms as a member of the council. The secretary may remove from office any council member for malfeasance, misfeasance, neglect of duty, incompetence, permanent inability to perform official duties, or pleading guilty or nolo contendere to, or being found guilty of, a felony.
(2) Members of the council shall serve without compensation or honorarium but are entitled to receive reimbursement for per diem and travel expenses as provided in s. 112.061. The council shall meet at the call of its chair, at the request of a majority of its membership, at the request of the division, or at such times as may be prescribed by its rules.
(3) The officers of the State Library Council shall be a chair, elected from the members thereof, and the State Librarian, who shall serve without voting rights as secretary of the council.
History.—s. 2, ch. 10278, 1925; CGL 1688; s. 2, ch. 63-39; s. 19, ch. 63-400; ss. 10, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 21, ch. 69-353; s. 2, ch. 70-250; s. 1, ch. 70-439; s. 1, ch. 71-279; s. 2, ch. 74-228; s. 4, ch. 78-323; ss. 2, 3, 4, ch. 81-68; ss. 1, 4, ch. 82-46; s. 2, ch. 83-265; s. 14, ch. 86-163; s. 3, ch. 87-172; ss. 1, 2, 3, ch. 90-21; s. 5, ch. 91-429; s. 150, ch. 95-148; s. 2, ch. 2005-207; s. 2, ch. 2015-117.