The commissioner of labor and industry, hereinafter called the commissioner, shall appoint an Apprenticeship Board, hereinafter referred to as the board, composed of three representatives each from employer and employee organizations, and two representatives of the general public. The director of education responsible for career and technical education or designee shall be an ex officio member of the board and shall serve in an advisory capacity only.
The board shall expire and the terms, compensation, and removal of appointed members shall be as provided in section 15.059.
The board shall meet at the call of the commissioner. It shall propose occupational classifications for apprenticeship programs; propose minimum standards for apprenticeship programs and agreements; and advise on the establishment of such policies, procedures, and rules as the board deems necessary in implementing the intent of this chapter.