127A.81 EDUCATION COMMISSION.
Subdivision 1. Appointment of members.
Legislative members of the Education
Commission established in section
, article III (A), are appointed as follows: One member
of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house for a term coinciding
with the term of office of the member; one member of the senate appointed by the Committee
on Committees for a two-year term. Members of the Education Commission appointed by the
governor are appointed for a term which coincides with the term of the appointing governor.
Members appointed from the legislature and members appointed by the governor serve until
their successors are appointed and qualified.
Subd. 2. Vacancies.
Vacancies are filled by the appointing power. If the legislature is not
in session, vacancies are filled as follows: A vacancy in the office held by a house member is
filled by the last speaker of the house, or if the speaker be not available, by the last chair of the
house Rules Committee; a vacancy in the office held by a senate member is filled by the last
senate Committee on Committees or other appointing authority designated by the senate rules in
case of a senate vacancy.
Subd. 3. Expenses.
Members of the Education Commission serve without compensation for
such service but are entitled to be paid their necessary expenses in carrying out their duties.
History: 1967 c 394 s 2; 1983 c 305 s 18; 1986 c 444; 1998 c 397 art 4 s 51; art 11 s 3