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Title III
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH; COMMISSIONS
Chapter 11
LEGISLATIVE ORGANIZATION, PROCEDURES, AND STAFFING
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F.S. 11.935
11.935 Article V convention advisory group.
(1) As used in this section, the term “advisory group” means the Article V convention delegate advisory group.
(2) The advisory group consists of the following members:
(a) An attorney appointed by the President of the Senate.
(b) An attorney appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
(c) An attorney selected by agreement of the attorneys appointed under paragraphs (a) and (b), who shall serve as chair of the advisory group.
(3) The advisory group shall meet at the call of the chair and shall establish the policies and procedures that the advisory group determines necessary to carry out ss. 11.93-11.9352.
(4) Upon the request of a delegate or alternate delegate, the advisory group shall advise the delegate or alternate delegate whether there is reason to believe that an action or an attempt to take an action by a delegate or alternate delegate would:
(a) Violate the instructions established by a concurrent resolution adopted by the Legislature under ss. 11.93-11.9352; or
(b) Exceed the limits placed by the Legislature in a concurrent resolution or memorial that calls for an Article V convention for the purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the Constitution of the United States on the subjects and amendments that may be considered by the Article V convention.
(5) The advisory group:
(a) May render an advisory determination under this section in any summary manner considered appropriate by the advisory group.
(b) Shall render an advisory determination under this section within 24 hours after receiving a request for a determination.
(c) Shall transmit a copy of an advisory determination under this section in the most expeditious manner possible to the delegate or alternate delegate who requested the advisory determination.
(6) If the advisory group renders an advisory determination under this section, the advisory group may also take an action permitted under s. 11.9351.
History.s. 18, ch. 2014-52.