Florida Senate - 2011                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 2050
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  04/13/2011           .                                

       The Committee on Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax
       (Margolis) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 518 - 547
    4  and insert:
    5         (2) MEMBERS.—Three of the members shall be appointed by the
    6  Governor. Two of the members shall be appointed by the President
    7  of the Senate. Two of the members shall be appointed by the
    8  Speaker of the House of Representatives. Each member shall be
    9  appointed to a 4-year term. However, for the purpose of
   10  providing staggered terms, of the initial appointments, the
   11  three members appointed by the Governor shall be appointed to 2
   12  year terms and the remaining four members shall be appointed to
   13  4-year terms. Terms expire on June 30. Upon the expiration of
   14  the term of a commissioner, a successor shall be appointed in
   15  the same manner as the original appointment to serve for a 4
   16  year term. A commissioner whose term has expired shall continue
   17  to serve on the commission until such time as a replacement is
   18  appointed. If a vacancy on the commission occurs before the
   19  expiration of the term, it shall be filled for the unexpired
   20  portion of the term in the same manner as the original
   21  appointment.
   22         (a)1. One member of the commission must be a certified
   23  public accountant licensed in this state who possesses at least
   24  5 years of experience in general accounting. The member must
   25  also possess a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and
   26  practices of corporate finance or auditing, general finance,
   27  gaming, or economics.
   28         2. One member of the commission must have experience in the
   29  fields of investigation or law enforcement.
   30         3. Each district must be represented by at least one member
   31  of the commission who must reside in that district.
   32         4. When making appointments to the commission, the Governor
   33  shall announce the district and classification by experience of
   34  the person appointed.
   35         (b) A person may not be appointed to or serve as a member
   36  of the commission if the person:
   37         1. Is an elected state or local official, or has served as
   38  an elected state or local official for any of the last 5 years
   39  prior to appointment;