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Record Group Number: 000100
Series/Collection Number: .S 1573
Creator: Florida. Governor.  --Appointments Office.
Title, Dates: Appointment files for judicial offices, boards, and committee vacancies, 1987-2017.
Amount: 126.25 cubic ft.
Medium Included:
Organization/Arrangement: Arranged by general type of appointment (judicial, LTCOC, HRAC), then by specific type of appointment (for judicial appointments) or numerical by district number (for LTCOC and HRAC appointments).
Restrictions: ***RESTRICTED***: Archives staff must review all requested files and redact statutorily-confidential information such as Social Security Numbers and driver's license numbers prior to releasing the requested files. /// RESTRICTED: Boxes 113 and 120 are RESTRICTED BOXES containing confidential/exempt records separated from other boxes. Redacted copies have been placed in original record locations where possible. /// RESTRICTED: Social Security Numbers and bank account numbers present in these records are exempt from public disclosure per s. 119.071(5), F.S.
Terms Governing Use:
Biographical/Historical:     The Governor is the Chief Executive Officer of the state and as such is commander-in-chief of the state militia, signs all commissions for state and county officers, fills hundreds of state and county offices by appointment, and has the power of suspension over state and county officers.  The Governor is also chief planning and budgeting officer for the state, has veto power over legislative acts, can call special sessions of the Legislature, and can call for adjournment if the Legislature cannot agree upon a time.

Summary:     This series includes candidates' appointment applications and resumes; letters endorsing candidates, usually indicating their background and qualifications and sometimes their political affiliations; correspondence to and from appointees regarding their appointment; copies of oaths of office; and correspondence regarding resignations, retirements, deaths, and the resulting vacancies. The records in this series document the governor's power to make appointments to various judicial offices, boards, and committees.
    This series was previously known as Appointment files for Judicial, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Council, and Human Rights Advocacy Committee vacancies.

Finding Aids: Folder listing available.
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Associated Materials: Series S888, Governor Graham, Judicial Appointment Files, 1979-1987; and Series S1451, Governor Chiles, Appointment Files, 1987-2000, contain similar records.
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Subject Access Fields: Long-Term Care Ombudsman Council (Fla.)
Human Rights Advocacy Committee (Fla.)
Florida Officials and employees --Selection and appointment
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