CEO 74-71 -- November 25, 1974
APPLICABILITY OF FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE LAW TO A HEARING EXAMINER FOR THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF POLLUTION CONTROL
To: Jules S. Cohen, P. A., Orlando
Prepared by: Patricia Butler
Is a hearing examiner for the Florida Department of Pollution Control a public officer within the definition of part III, Ch. 112, F. S., as amended by Ch. 74-177, Laws of Florida, and therefore subject to the disclosure law as it applies to public officers?
Please find enclosed a copy of a previous opinion of this commission, CEO 74-70, which is equally applicable to your question.
Accordingly, your question is answered in the affirmative.