language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1989 CHAPTER 106-H.F.No. 1048 An act relating to vocational rehabilitation; requiring that 51 percent of the members of the board of directors of centers for independent living are persons with disabilities; changing the membership of the Minnesota council for the blind; amending Minnesota Statutes 1988, sections 129A.01, subdivision 9; and 248.10, subdivision 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 129A.01, subdivision 9, is amended to read: Subd. 9. [CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING.] "Center for independent living" means a private nonprofit organization incorporated under Minnesota law and operated for the purpose of providing independent living services to persons with disabilities. Boards of directors for the center for independent living are composed of community representatives. Fifty-one percent of the board members must be individuals
who are either severely disabled themselves or spouses or parents of severely disabled personswith disabilities. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 248.10, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. [MEMBERSHIP.] The Minnesota council for the blind consists of sevennine members appointed by the commissioner to four-year terms. At least fourfive of the council members must be blind or visually handicapped. Council members are appointed for four-year terms, except for the members first appointed, of whom three are appointed for a term ending December 31, 1990, two for terms ending December 31, 1989, and two for terms ending December 31, 1988.Sec. 3. [INITIAL TERMS.] Notwithstanding the term prescribed by section 2, the commissioner of jobs and training shall determine the initial terms of members appointed as a result of the expansion of the Minnesota council for the blind under section 2. Sec. 4. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Sections 1 to 3 are effective the day following final enactment. Presented to the governor May 5, 1989 Signed by the governor May 9, 1989, 6:02 p.m.