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                         Laws of Minnesota 1992 

                        CHAPTER 408-H.F.No. 2704 
           An act relating to state government; increasing the 
          size of the council on Black Minnesotans and the 
          council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans; providing for 
          representation of various Asian-Pacific communities on 
          the council; amending Minnesota Statutes 1991 
          Supplement, sections 3.9225, subdivision 1; and 
          3.9226, subdivision 1. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1991 Supplement, section 
3.9225, subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
    Subdivision 1.  [CREATION.] A state council on Black 
Minnesotans is created to consist consists of seven 11 members 
appointed by the governor.  The members of the council shall 
must be broadly representative of the Black community of the 
state and include at least three five males and at least three 
five females.  Membership terms, compensation, removal of 
members, and filling of vacancies for nonlegislative members are 
as provided in section 15.059.  Two members of the house of 
representatives appointed by the speaker and two members of the 
senate appointed by the subcommittee on committees of the 
committee on rules and administration shall serve as ex officio, 
nonvoting members of the council.  The council shall annually 
elect from its membership a chair and other officers it deems 
necessary. 
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1991 Supplement, section 
3.9226, subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
    Subdivision 1.  [CREATION.] The state council on 
Asian-Pacific Minnesotans consists of 15 members.  Eleven 
members are appointed by the governor and must be broadly 
representative of the Asian-Pacific community of the state.  The 
governor shall appoint two additional members in 1992, one each 
representing the communities of people from Malaysia and Sri 
Lanka, and six more additional members in 1993, one each 
representing the communities of people from Afghanistan, 
Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, Singapore, and Tibet, so that 
after 1993 the council consists of 23 members with 19 appointed 
by the governor.  Terms, compensation, removal, and filling of 
vacancies for appointed members are as provided in section 
15.059.  Two members of the house of representatives appointed 
under the rules of the house of representatives and two members 
of the senate appointed under the rules of the senate shall 
serve as nonvoting members of the council.  The council shall 
annually elect from its membership a chair and other officers it 
deems necessary. 
    The council shall adopt rules to implement designation of 
Asian-Pacific ethnic communities to be represented with seats on 
the council. 
    Presented to the governor April 3, 1992 
    Signed by the governor April 7, 1992, 1:48 p.m.