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Title IV
EXECUTIVE BRANCH
Chapter 14
GOVERNOR
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F.S. 14.35
114.35 Governor’s Medal of Freedom.
(1) The Governor may present, in the name of the State of Florida, a medal to be known as the “Governor’s Medal of Freedom,” which shall bear a suitable inscription and ribbon of appropriate design, to any person who has made an especially meritorious contribution to the interests and citizens of the state, its culture, or other significant public or private endeavor.
(2)(a) In the event of the death of an individual who has been chosen to receive the Governor’s Medal of Freedom, the medal may be presented to a designated representative of the chosen recipient.
(b) The Governor’s Medal of Freedom may only be presented to an individual once.
(3) This section expires July 1, 2022.
History.s. 107, ch. 2020-114; s. 74, ch. 2021-37.
1Note.Section 74, ch. 2021-37, reenacted and amended s. 14.35 “[i]n order to implement Specific Appropriation 2544 of the 2021-2022 General Appropriations Act.”