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Record Group Number: 000156
Series/Collection Number: .S 2432
Creator: Florida. Division of Elections.
Title, Dates: Commission files, 1996-2010.
Amount: 28 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Alphabetical by commission name, and then alphabetical by last name.
Restrictions: ***RESTRICTED***Personal identifying information present in these records are exempt from public disclosure per section 119.071, Florida Statutes.
Terms Governing Use: Archives staff will review records prior to providing them to researchers and will provide researchers with redacted copies of any records containing personal identifying information.
Biographical/Historical:     The Florida Legislature created the Division of Elections as part of the Department of State in 1969 (Chapter 69-106, Laws of Florida). Prior to 1969, the Office of Secretary of State maintained election records. The Division administers all elections (primary, special, and general); publishes and maintains the Florida Administrative Code; and serves as the official records custodian of oaths and bonds, county ordinances, municipal charters and annexations, proclamations, extraditions, executive orders, and the official laws of Florida.

Summary:     The series contains commission certificates for individuals appointed and elected to various boards, commissions, working groups, and other types of governing committees. The three types of commission files are: Appointed: Senate Confirmed; Appointed: Senate Non-Comfirmed; and Elected.

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Associated Materials: For related materials, see Series S622, Oaths and Bonds, 1845-2004, 2014 (78.5 cubic feet, 144 microfilm reels); Series S 1286, Records of Commissions for State Appointive Officers, 1898-1964, 1969-198 (40 volumes, 7 cubic feet); and Series S1288, Records of Commissions for County Elective Officers, 1898-1963, 1969-1978, 1989-2004 (51 volumes, 28 cubic feet).
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Subject Access Fields: Oaths. aat
Commissions. aat
Florida Officials and employees
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