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72-6012.Kansas members of the education commission of the states; terms; vacancies; meetings. (a) The members of the education commission of the states representing the state of Kansas shall be the following: (1) The governor; (2) the chairperson of the senate committee on education, or a member of such committee designated by such chairperson; (3) the chairperson of the committee on education of the house of representatives, or a member of such committee designated by such chairperson; (4) a member of the state board of education designated by it; (5) a member of the state board of regents designated by it; and (6) two (2) members who shall be appointed to serve at the pleasure of the governor. Terms for (1), (2) and (3) shall expire concurrently with their terms as elective state officers. Terms for (4), (5) and (6) serving on such commission on the effective date of this act shall expire on such date and thereafter such terms shall be for a period of two (2) years. All vacancies in the membership of the commission shall be filled in the same manner as originally filled, except that vacancies created for reasons other than expiration of terms of office shall be filled for the unexpired terms.

(b) Within thirty (30) days after the effective date of this act, the members of the education commission of the states representing the state of Kansas shall meet at Topeka upon the call of any one (1) of the members of such commission for the purpose of organizing by selecting from its membership a chairperson. Thereafter the members of such commission shall hold a meeting at least once in each year at which meeting a chairperson shall be selected. Special meetings may be called and held at the discretion of the chairperson, and shall be called by the chairperson upon request of a majority of the members of such commission. The director of legislative administrative services shall assist the commission in accordance with its requests.

History: L. 1972, ch. 284, § 2; L. 1976, ch. 316, § 1; May 8.



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