Section 114.02, Florida Statutes 2001
114.02 Absence from state of certain officers.--When any officer of the executive branch other than a Cabinet officer desires to be absent from the state for a period of 60 consecutive days or more, he or she shall be permitted to do so upon notifying the Governor in writing of this intention, but the officer shall return to the state and to the performance of his or her duties whenever requested by the Governor to do so, and upon the officer's failure so to do the Governor may declare the office vacant pursuant to s. 114.01.
History.--ch. 1749, 1870; RS 215; GS 299; RGS 397; CGL 462; s. 2, ch. 77-235; s. 729, ch. 95-147.