Florida Senate - 2014 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for SB 230
Senate . House
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Delete lines 244 - 265
4 and insert:
5 authority shall enter upon his or her duties. Members of the
6 authority may be removed from office by the Governor for
7 misconduct, malfeasance, misfeasance, or nonfeasance in office.
8 (c) Members of the authority are entitled to receive
9 reimbursement from the authority for travel and other necessary
10 expenses incurred in connection with the business of the
11 authority as provided in s. 112.061, but may not draw salaries
12 or other compensation.
(4) (a) The authority may employ an executive secretary,
14 an executive director, its own counsel and legal staff,
15 technical experts, and the such engineers , and such employees
16 that , permanent or temporary, as it requires. The authority may
17 require and may determine the qualifications and fix the
18 compensation of such persons, firms, or corporations and may
19 employ a fiscal agent or agents; , provided, however, that the
20 authority shall solicit sealed proposals from at least three
21 persons, firms, or corporations for the performance of any
22 services as fiscal agents. The authority may delegate to one or
23 more of its agents or employees the such of its power as it
24 deems shall deem necessary to carry out the purposes of this
25 part , subject always to the supervision and control of the
26 authority . Members of the authority may be removed from their
27 office by the Governor for misconduct, malfeasance, misfeasance,
28 or nonfeasance in office.
29 (b) Members of the authority are shall be entitled to
30 receive from the authority their travel and other necessary
31 expenses incurred in connection with the business of the
32 authority as provided in s. 112.061, but may not they shall draw
33 no salaries or other compensation .
34 (6) A member or the executive director of the authority may
35 not do any of the following:
36 (a) Directly or indirectly procure contractual services for
37 the authority from a business entity of which a relative of the
38 member or executive director is an officer, partner, director,
39 or proprietor or in which the member or executive director or
40 his or her spouse or child, has a material interest.
41 (b) Have an employment or contractual relationship that
42 will create a continuing or recurring conflict between his or
43 her private interests and the performance of his or her public
44 duties or that would impede the full and faithful discharge of
45 his or her public duties.
46 (c) Within 2 years after retirement or termination, have an
47 employment or contractual relationship with a business entity
48 other than an agency, as defined in s. 112.312, that was doing
49 business with the authority at any time during the person’s
50 membership on or employment by the authority.
51 (d) After retirement or termination, have an employment or
52 contractual relationship with a business entity other than an
53 agency as defined in s. 112.312, in connection with a contract
54 in which the member or executive director personally and
55 substantially participated in through decision, approval,
56 disapproval, recommendation, rendering of advice, or
57 investigation while he or she was a member or employee of the
59 (7) A violation of subsection (6) is punishable in
60 accordance with s. 112.317.
61 Section 4. Section 348.7535, Florida Statutes, is created
62 to read:
63 348.7535 Campaign contributions to members of the governing
65 (1) For purposes of this section, the term “contractor”
66 means a real person, corporation, partnership, limited
67 partnership, company, limited liability company, proprietorship,
68 firm, enterprise, franchise, association, self-employed
69 individual, or trust, whether fictitiously named or not, doing
70 business with the Central Florida Expressway Authority. The term
71 does not include the spouse or family members of a real person
72 doing business with the authority or an employee having no
73 ownership interest in the entity doing business with the
75 (2) A member of the governing body of the Central Florida
76 Expressway Authority may not accept a campaign contribution for
77 himself or herself, or for a political committee of which he or
78 she is a member, from any of following persons or entities:
79 1. A contractor.
80 2. A principal of a contractor.
81 3. A person or entity that is currently bidding or
82 negotiating to become a contractor.
83 4. A principal of a person or entity that is currently
84 bidding or negotiating to become a contractor.
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87 And the title is amended as follows:
88 Delete line 17
89 and insert:
90 technical changes; prohibiting a member or the
91 executive director of the authority from contracting
92 with certain business entities and from having certain
93 employment or contractual relationships; prohibiting a
94 retired or terminated member or executive director of
95 the authority from contracting with a business entity
96 under certain circumstances; providing penalties;
97 creating s. 348.7535, F.S.; prohibiting a member of
98 the governing body of the Central Florida Expressway
99 Authority from accepting certain campaign
100 contributions from certain individuals; amending s.
101 348.754, F.S.;