Florida Senate - 2014 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for SB 602 Ì442740~Î442740 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 04/09/2014 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 134 and 135 4 insert: 5 Section 3. Section 14.01, Florida Statutes, is amended to 6 read: 7 14.01 Governor; residence; office; authority to protect 8 life, liberty, and property.— 9 (a) The Governor shall reside at the head of government, 10 and the Governor’s office shall be in the capitol. The Governor 11 may have such other offices within the state as he or she may 12 deem necessary. The Governor may employ as many persons as he or 13 she, in his or her discretion, may deem necessary to procure and 14 secure protection to life, liberty, and property of the 15 inhabitants of the state, also to protect the property of the 16 state. 17 (b) Notwithstanding s. 111.015, this section does not 18 require the Governor to establish a new domicile at the head of 19 government. 20 Section 4. Subsection (1) of section 16.01, Florida 21 Statutes, is amended to read: 22 16.01 Residence, office, and duties of Attorney General. 23 The Attorney General: 24 (1) Shall reside at the seat of government and shall keep 25 his or her office in the capitol. Notwithstanding s. 111.015, 26 this subsection does not require the Attorney General to 27 establish a new domicile at the seat of government. 28 Section 5. Section 17.02, Florida Statutes, is amended to 29 read: 30 17.02 Place of residence and office.—The Chief Financial 31 Officer shall reside at the seat of government of this state and 32 shall keep his or her
holdoffice in a room in the Capitol. 33 Notwithstanding s. 111.015, this section does not require the 34 Chief Financial Officer to establish a new domicile at the seat 35 of government. 36 Section 6. Section 19.23, Florida Statutes, is amended to 37 read: 38 19.23 Residence and office.—The Commissioner of Agriculture 39 shall reside at the seat of government in this state, and shall 40 keep his or her office in a room in the capitol. Notwithstanding 41 s. 111.015, this section does not require the Commissioner of 42 Agriculture to establish a new domicile at the seat of 43 government. 44 Section 7. Section 114.03, Florida Statutes, is amended to 45 read: 46 114.03 Certain executive officers not to absent themselves 47 from the state.— 48 (1) The Attorney General, Chief Financial Officer, and 49 Commissioner of Agriculture shall reside at the capital, and no 50 member of the Cabinet shall absent himself or herself from the 51 state for a period of 60 consecutive days or more without the 52 consent of the Governor and a majority of the Cabinet. If a 53 Cabinet officer should refuse or fail to comply with and observe 54 the requirements of this section, his or her office may be 55 deemed vacant pursuant to paragraph (f) or paragraph (g) of s. 56 114.01(1), as appropriate. 57 (2) Notwithstanding s. 111.015, this section does not 58 require the Attorney General, the Chief Financial Officer, or 59 the Commissioner of Agriculture to establish a new domicile at 60 the capital. 61 62 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 63 And the title is amended as follows: 64 Delete lines 8 - 9 65 and insert: 66 exceptions for active duty military members; amending 67 ss. 14.01, 16.01, 17.02, 19.23, and 114.03, F.S.; 68 specifying the applicability of residency requirements 69 on the Governor and Cabinet officers; specifying that 70 the act does not apply to members of the Legislature; 71 providing an effective date.