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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title X
PUBLIC OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND RECORDS
Chapter 121
FLORIDA RETIREMENT SYSTEM
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F.S. 121.22
121.22 State Retirement Commission; creation; membership; compensation.
(1) There is created within the Department of Management Services a State Retirement Commission composed of five members: Two members who are retired under a state-supported retirement system administered by the department; two members who are active members of a state-supported retirement system that is administered by the department; and one member who is neither a retiree, beneficiary, or member of a state-supported retirement system administered by the department. Each member shall have a different occupational background from the other members.
(2) Appointments to the commission shall be made by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate. Members shall be appointed for 4-year terms. Each member shall serve until a successor is appointed and confirmed, and a member may be appointed to succeed himself or herself. Should a vacancy occur, it shall be filled by appropriate appointment by the Governor for the period of the unexpired term.
(3) No person shall serve as a member who holds an elective public office of the state or any political subdivision thereof or who holds any office in, or serves as an agent for, a political party. No person shall be appointed to the commission who has not been a citizen of Florida for at least 3 years immediately prior to the appointment.
(4) The Governor may suspend a member of the commission only for cause, subject to removal or reinstatement by the Senate.
History.s. 1, ch. 75-248; s. 61, ch. 81-259; s. 1, ch. 82-46; ss. 16, 17, ch. 86-149; s. 1, ch. 92-63; s. 327, ch. 92-279; s. 55, ch. 92-326; s. 31, ch. 94-249; s. 1428, ch. 95-147; s. 47, ch. 99-255; s. 47, ch. 2001-89; s. 22, ch. 2002-1; s. 2, ch. 2005-134.