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Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 607
FLORIDA BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT
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F.S. 607.0842
607.0842 Resignation and removal of officers.
(1) An officer may resign at any time by delivering a written notice to the corporation. A resignation is effective as provided in s. 607.0141(5) unless the notice provides for a delayed effectiveness, including effectiveness determined upon a future event or events. If effectiveness of a resignation is stated to be delayed and the board of directors or appointing officer accepts the delay, the board of directors or the appointing officer may fill the pending vacancy before the delayed effectiveness if the board of directors or appointing officer provides that the successor does not take office until the vacancy occurs.
(2) An officer may be removed at any time with or without cause by:
(a) The board of directors;
(b) The appointing officer, unless the bylaws or the board of directors provide otherwise; or
(c) Any other officer, if authorized by the bylaws or the board of directors.
(3) For the purposes of this section, the term “appointing officer” means the officer, including any successor to that officer, who appointed the officer resigning or being removed.
History.s. 91, ch. 89-154; s. 106, ch. 2019-90.