CRC - 2017 P 9 By Commissioner Timmann timmannc-00015-17 20179__ 1 A proposal to amend 2 Section 11 of Article IV of the State Constitution to 3 require, rather than authorize, the Legislature to 4 provide for the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and 5 prescribe its duties by general law; to specify that 6 the head of the department is the Governor and 7 Cabinet; and to require that the Governor and Cabinet 8 appoint an executive director of the department. 9 10 Be It Proposed by the Constitution Revision Commission of 11 Florida: 12 13 Section 11 of Article IV of the State Constitution is 14 amended to read: 15 ARTICLE IV 16 EXECUTIVE 17 SECTION 11. Department of Veterans’
VeteransAffairs.—The 18 legislature, by general law, shall provide for a may provide for19 the establishment of theDepartment of Veterans’ Veterans20 Affairs and prescribe its duties. The department shall be in the 21 executive branch and the head of the department is the governor 22 and cabinet who shall appoint an executive director.