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§ 107.09 Convention powers; quorum; compensation.

Statute

(1) The convention shall have power to ratify or reject the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States for which it shall have been selected; to choose a president and a secretary and all other necessary officers, clerks and attaches to fill vacancies in its membership; and to make rules governing its procedure. It shall be the sole judge of the election and qualifications of its members. A majority of the total number of delegates elected to the convention shall constitute a quorum.

(2) The delegates to such convention shall serve without compensation or expenses; but the secretary and other officers, clerks and attaches shall receive such compensation as may be fixed by the convention.
(3) The convention shall have no other power than that hereby expressly conferred or necessarily incident to the purpose of its creation; any other action attempted to be taken by it shall be utterly null, void, and of no effect.

History:

s. 9, ch. 16180, 1933; CGL 1936 Supp. 319(9); s. 28, ch. 77-104.

Definition [Election]

Any primary election, special primary election, special election, general election, or presidential preference primary election. Fla. Stat. § 97.021(12).