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                         Laws of Minnesota 1984 

                        CHAPTER 531-H.F.No. 1946
           An act relating to the governor; transferring the 
          authority to make certain appointments to various 
          commissioners; providing for filling a membership 
          vacancy on a board reoccurring within three months 
          after the vacancy has been filled; amending Minnesota 
          Statutes 1982, sections 1.35; 15.0575, by adding a 
          subdivision; 16.71, subdivision 1; 182.656, 
          subdivision 1; and 326.33, subdivision 1; Minnesota 
          Statutes 1983 Supplement, sections 16.911, subdivision 
          1; 116E.02, subdivision 1; and 299B.05, subdivision 1; 
          repealing Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 116E.02, 
          subdivision 2.  
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 1.35, is 
amended to read: 
    1.35 [TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE TASK FORCE.] 
    Subdivision 1.  In order to assist the Minnesota-Wisconsin 
boundary area commission in the performance of its duties, there 
is created a technical advisory committee task force comprised 
of ten members, to be appointed, as found necessary, by the 
governor commission and to serve at his its pleasure.  Each 
member of the technical advisory committee task force shall have 
expertise in the subject matter of the duties of the 
Minnesota-Wisconsin boundary area commission, and shall be 
either an officer or employee of the executive branch of the 
state government, or of any governmental subdivision, or body 
politic and corporate of the state.  
    Subd. 2.  The members of the technical advisory committee 
task force shall select a chairman and such other officers as 
may be deemed necessary.  
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 15.0575, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read:  
    Subd. 5.  [MEMBERSHIP VACANCIES WITHIN THREE MONTHS OF 
APPOINTMENT.] When a membership on a board becomes vacant within 
three months after being filled through the open appointments 
process, the appointing authority may, upon notification to the 
office of secretary of state, choose a new member from the 
applications on hand and need not repeat the process.  
    Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 16.71, 
subdivision 1, is amended to read:  
    Subdivision 1.  [MEMBERSHIP.] Within the office of the 
commissioner of administration is created and established the 
state employees suggestion board, herein called the board, 
composed of seven members, appointed by the governor 
commissioner, each of whom is a state officer or employee. The 
board shall annually elect a member to be chairman. 
    Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 1983 Supplement, section 
16.911, subdivision 1, is amended to read:  
    Subdivision 1.  The governor commissioner of administration 
shall appoint an intergovernmental information systems advisory 
council, to serve at his pleasure, consisting of 25 members.  
Fourteen members shall be appointed or elected officials of 
local governments, seven shall be representatives of state 
agencies, and four shall be selected from the community at 
large.  Further, the council shall be composed of (a) two 
members from each of the following groups:  Counties outside of 
the seven county metropolitan area, cities of the second and 
third class outside the metropolitan area, cities of the second 
and third class within the metropolitan area, and cities of the 
fourth class; (b) one member from each of the following groups:  
The metropolitan council, an outstate regional body, counties 
within the metropolitan area, cities of the first class, school 
districts in the metropolitan area, and school districts outside 
the metropolitan area; (c) one member from each of the state 
departments of administration, education, energy, planning and 
development, legislative auditor, public welfare, and revenue; 
(d) one member from the office of the state auditor; and (e) 
four members from the state community at large.  To the extent 
permitted by available resources the commissioner shall furnish 
staff and other assistance as requested by the council.  The 
council shall expire and the terms, compensation and removal of 
members of the advisory council shall be as provided in section 
15.059. 
    Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 1983 Supplement, section 
116E.02, subdivision 1, is amended to read:  
    Subdivision 1.  [MEMBERSHIP; TERMS.] A state environmental 
education board, designated as the environmental education 
board, is hereby created.  Regional environmental education 
councils, subordinate to the environmental education board and 
designated as regional environmental education councils are 
hereby created to represent the regions of the state designated 
by the governor pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 1971, section 
462.385.  The state board shall consist of six members to be 
three members appointed by the governor commissioner of natural 
resources and three members appointed by the commissioner of 
education, and one member from each of the regional councils.  
Each regional council shall elect one member to serve on the 
state board.  Regional councils shall consist of 12 members, 
appointed by the chairman of the state board with approval of 
the state board, with at least one person representing each of 
the following groups:  (a) public school systems having grade 
levels kindergarten through 12, inclusive; (b) post-secondary 
educational institutions; (c) regional economic development 
commissions, where established; (d) voluntary organizations; (e) 
business, industry and agriculture; (f) labor organizations; and 
(g) elected local government officers.  The term of a member of 
a regional council shall begin on July 1 and shall extend for a 
four year term and until his successor is duly appointed and 
qualifies.  A vacancy in the office of a member of any regional 
council shall be filled by the appointing authority, for the 
unexpired term. 
    The regional environmental education council corresponding 
to the metropolitan area regional development commission as 
designated by the governor pursuant to section 462.385 shall 
consist of one member from each of the five task forces 
hereafter created and seven public members.  One task force 
consisting of seven members shall be appointed by the chairman 
of the state board with the approval of the board to represent 
each of the following five geographic areas:  the city of 
Minneapolis; the remainder of Hennepin county; Carver, Scott and 
Dakota counties; Ramsey county; and Anoka and Washington 
counties.  Each task force shall select one of its members to 
serve on the metropolitan regional environmental education 
council.  Members of the task forces shall be compensated and 
shall have terms similar to those of the regional environmental 
education councils.  The foregoing task forces shall commence 
their functions on July 1, 1977; however, they may not select 
members for the state boards until July 1, 1978.  
    Sec. 6.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 182.656, 
subdivision 1, is amended to read:  
    Subdivision 1.  An occupational safety and health advisory 
council consisting of 12 members appointed by the governor 
commissioner of labor and industry is created to advise the 
department.  The council members shall be chosen so that three 
shall represent management; three shall represent labor; three 
shall represent occupational safety and health professions; and 
three shall represent the general public. 
    The governor commissioner of labor and industry shall 
designate one of the public members as chairman.  The members 
shall be selected upon the basis of their experience and 
competence in the field of occupational safety and health.  The 
commissioner of labor and industry and the state commissioner of 
health shall be ex officio members and the commissioner of labor 
and industry shall serve as secretary of the council.  The 
council shall elect from its members, by a concurring vote of 
not less than six members, other officers as necessary to carry 
out the duties thereof. 
    Sec. 7.  Minnesota Statutes 1983 Supplement, section 
299B.05, subdivision 1, is amended to read:  
    Subdivision 1.  There is created in the department of 
public safety, for budgetary and administrative purposes, the 
crime victims reparations board, which shall consist of three 
members appointed by the governor commissioner of public safety. 
One of the members shall be designated as chairman by the 
governor commissioner of public safety and serve as such at his 
pleasure.  At least one member shall be a person who is admitted 
to the bar of this state, and at least one member shall be a 
medical or osteopathic physician licensed to practice in this 
state. 
    Sec. 8.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 326.33, 
subdivision 1, is amended to read:  
    Subdivision 1.  There is hereby created a board of private 
detective and protective agent services, consisting of the 
attorney general or a departmental employee designated by him; 
the superintendent of the bureau of criminal apprehension or a 
departmental employee designated by him; and a licensed private 
detective and two public members appointed by the governor 
commissioner of public safety.  Membership terms, compensation 
of members, removal of members, the filling of membership 
vacancies, and fiscal year and reporting requirements shall be 
as provided in sections 214.07 to 214.09.  The provision of 
staff, administrative services and office space; the review and 
processing of complaints; the setting of board fees; and other 
provisions relating to board operations shall be as provided in 
chapter 214. 
    The board members shall meet as they deem necessary and 
conduct such business ascribed to the board by the provisions of 
sections 326.331 to 326.339.  The board shall designate one of 
the board members to fulfill the capacity of board chairman who 
will remain in the capacity of chairman for a term of one year.  
The board shall have the option of retaining or replacing a 
board member as chairman. 
    Sec. 9.  [REPEALER.] 
    Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 116E.02, subdivision 2, is 
repealed. 
    Approved April 25, 1984