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Title III
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH; COMMISSIONS
Chapter 11
LEGISLATIVE ORGANIZATION, PROCEDURES, AND STAFFING
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F.S. 11.135
11.135 Legislative committees, units, and offices; expenditures.The Legislature hereby declares and determines that its standing and select committees and all units and offices of the legislative branch of government are not agencies of government as expressed in chapter 216; and no power shall rest in the Executive Office of the Governor or its successor to release or withhold funds appropriated to them, nor to affect the lawful expenditure of such appropriated funds as provided by law and the rules or decisions of the Legislature. Agencies of the executive branch shall have no power to determine the number or fix the compensation of the employees of any standing or select committee or any unit or office of the Legislature or to exercise any manner of control over them.
History.s. 10, ch. 96-318.