Section 497.109, Florida Statutes 2001
497.109 Board of Funeral and Cemetery Services; membership.--
(1) The Board of Funeral and Cemetery Services shall comply with the provisions of this section.
(2) The board shall annually elect from among its number a chair and a vice chair.
(3) The board shall hold such meetings during the year as it may deem necessary, one of which shall be the annual meeting. The chair or a quorum of the board may call other meetings, and a quorum is necessary for the conduct of business by the board. Unless otherwise provided by law, a majority of the members of the board constitutes a quorum. A vacancy shall occur upon the failure of a member of the board to attend three consecutive meetings of the board or at least half of the meetings of the board during any 12-month period.
(4) Unless otherwise provided by law, a board member shall be compensated $50 for each day the member attends an official meeting of the board and for each day the member participates in any other business involving the board. The board shall adopt rules defining the phrase "other business involving the board," but the phrase may not be defined to include telephone conference calls. A board member is entitled to reimbursement for expenses pursuant to s. 112.061, but travel out of state requires the prior approval of the Comptroller.
History.--s. 45, ch. 93-399.