Section 450.221, Florida Statutes 2009
450.221 Duties and authority.--
(1) The duties and authority of the Legislative Commission on Migrant Labor shall be:
(a) To maintain a continuing consultative examination and supervision of the migrant labor programs relating to living conditions; health, housing, and sanitation; labor laws; education; transportation safety; public assistance; and the coordination of federal, state, and local programs administered by agencies of the executive branch of Florida government;
(b) To cooperate with the executive branch of state government in developing improvements in existing programs in order to discover and establish better coordination of migrant labor programs;
(c) To cooperate with commissions, agencies, and committees of other states having similar responsibilities, including participation in the Interstate Compact on Migrant Labor hereinafter authorized; and
(d) In cooperation with commissions, agencies, and committees of other states having similar responsibilities, to develop and enter into agreements for the establishment of cooperative arrangements whereby migrant labor programs shall have a continuing administration, application, and effectiveness from state to state.
(2) It is intended that the commission shall develop plans relative to particular migrant programs, and ultimately a comprehensive plan, which will permit the operation in this state, and cooperatively in participating states, of concerted action on problems relating to migrant labor, with the ultimate purpose of improving the conditions for migrant labor and of the reduction of problems relating thereto.
History.--s. 3, ch. 70-131.