Florida Senate - 2016 SB 82 By Senator Hutson 6-00075-16 201682__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to county canvassing boards; amending 3 s. 102.141, F.S.; requiring a county canvassing board 4 to retain the services of the county attorney for any 5 legal representation of the board; providing an 6 exception; providing an effective date. 7 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 10 Section 1. Subsection (11) is added to section 102.141, 11 Florida Statutes, to read: 12 102.141 County canvassing board; duties.— 13 (11) The canvassing board shall retain the county attorney 14 of the county in which the canvassing board sits for any legal 15 representation. The canvassing board may retain legal counsel 16 other than the county attorney upon the affirmative vote of at 17 least two members of the board. 18 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.