Section: Effect of definitions on treaties, compacts, or agreements
The commission shall consist of the following members: the Commissioners of Commerce, Energy and Economic Development, Community Affairs, Education, Human Services, and Labor and the Chancellor of Higher Education, all of whom shall serve ex officio; one member of the Senate appointed by the Governor to serve during the two-year legislative session in which the appointment is made; one member of the General Assembly appointed by the Governor to serve during the two-year legislative session in which the appointment is made; and a number of public members as determined by the Governor pursuant to section 122 of the "Job Training Partnership Act," Pub.L.97-300 (29 U.S.C. s. 1532). The public members shall be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate for terms of three years, except that of the public members first appointed by the Governor, not less than 30% shall be appointed for three years, not less than 30% shall be appointed for two years, and the others shall be appointed for one year. Not more than half of the members appointed by the Governor shall be of the same political party. The composition of the commission shall be consistent with the composition required for a State job training coordinating council pursuant to section 122(a)(3) of the "Job Training Partnership Act," Pub.L.97-300 (29 U.S.C. s. 1532). Each member shall hold office for the term of appointment and until his successor is appointed and qualified. A member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring in the membership of the board for any reason other than the expiration of the term shall have a term of appointment for the unexpired term only. All vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. A member may be appointed for any number of successive terms. Any member appointed by the Governor may be removed from office by the Governor, for cause, after a hearing and may be suspended by the Governor pending the completion of the hearing. Members of the board shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as members. Action may be taken and motions and resolutions may be adopted by the board at a board meeting by an affirmative vote of a majority of the members. The Governor shall select a chairperson who shall be a nongovernmental member of the commission. Advanced notification for, and copies of the minutes of, each meeting of the commission shall be filed with the Governor, the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the General Assembly.
L.1989, c.293, s.6.
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