402.35 Employees.—All personnel of the Department of Children and Family Services shall be governed by rules and regulations adopted and promulgated by the Department of Management Services relative thereto except the director and persons paid on a fee basis. The Department of Children and Family Services may participate with other state departments and agencies in a joint merit system. No federal, state, county, or municipal officer shall be eligible to serve as an employee of the Department of Children and Family Services.
History.—s. 1, ch. 69-268; ss. 19, 31, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 1, ch. 70-255; s. 17, ch. 78-433; s. 126, ch. 92-279; s. 55, ch. 92-326; s. 149, ch. 99-8.