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Title XXXV
AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND ANIMAL INDUSTRY
Chapter 570
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES
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F.S. 570.543
570.543 Florida Consumers’ Council.The Florida Consumers’ Council in the department is created to advise and assist the department in carrying out its duties.
(1) COMPOSITION.
(a) The council, to be appointed by the commissioner, shall not exceed 15 members, selected from the various areas of consumer interest, who are, when possible, leading members of statewide organizations representing segments of the consumer public so as to establish a broadly based and representative consumer council. At least one member of the council must be 60 years of age or older.
(b) All members shall be appointed for a term of 4 years and shall serve until their successors are appointed. A vacancy shall be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term.
(2) POWERS AND DUTIES; MEETINGS; PROCEDURES; RECORDS.The meetings, powers and duties, procedures, and recordkeeping of the Florida Consumers’ Council shall be pursuant to s. 570.232. The council members or chair may call no more than two meetings.
History.s. 1, ch. 67-342; ss. 14, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 6, ch. 77-108; s. 4, ch. 78-323; ss. 1, 3, ch. 79-37; ss. 1, 3, 4, ch. 81-55; s. 1, ch. 82-46; s. 2, ch. 83-265; s. 26, ch. 87-172; ss. 1, 2, 3, ch. 87-179; s. 5, ch. 91-429; s. 39, ch. 92-291; s. 32, ch. 93-169; s. 20, ch. 94-335; s. 898, ch. 97-103; s. 155, ch. 2010-102; s. 45, ch. 2011-206; s. 95, ch. 2014-150.
Note.Former s. 570.282.