Section 11.903, Florida Statutes 2009
11.903 Legislative Sunset Review Committees and the Joint Legislative Sunset Committee.--
(1) The Senate and House of Representatives may, pursuant to the rules of each house, appoint one or more standing or select committees as Legislative Sunset Review Committees to conduct independent reviews for each house regarding the agency sunsets required by ss. 11.901-11.920.
(2) The Senate and House of Representatives shall appoint a Joint Legislative Sunset Committee for the purposes of overseeing the agency review process required by ss. 11.901-11.920 and of making recommendations to the Legislature.
(3) Members of the committees and joint committee shall serve at the pleasure of their appointing presiding officer for a term of 2 years each or until the next general election, whichever occurs earlier.
(a) The Legislative Sunset Committee established under this subsection shall be a joint committee composed of 10 members: five members of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate and five members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
(b) The presiding officer of each house shall appoint a chair who shall serve as co-chair of the joint committee established under this subsection. Each co-chair shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing presiding officer for a term of 2 years or until the next general election.
(4) If a legislative member ceases to be a member of the house from which he or she was appointed, the member vacates his or her membership on the committee or joint committee.
History.--s. 3, ch. 2006-146; s. 2, ch. 2007-161.