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The 2010 Florida Statutes(including Special Session A)

Title X
PUBLIC OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND RECORDS
Chapter 112
PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES: GENERAL PROVISIONS
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F.S. 112.49
112.49 Persons exercising powers and duties of county officers subject to suspension by Governor.In the administration of any city-county merger or city-county charter, or any such form of government which provides for the merging of the powers, duties, and functions of any municipal and county governments, any officer, official, or employee of such merged government who exercises the powers and duties of a county officer, whether he or she shall be elected or appointed, shall be deemed to be a county officer and therefore subject to the power of the Governor under the State Constitution to suspend officers. If the charter or other authority under which any city-county merger is accomplished shall provide means for the suspension or removal of such officers, then the power to suspend shall be concurrent in the city-county government and in the Governor.
History.s. 2, ch. 71-333; s. 717, ch. 95-147.

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