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46-1604.Joint committee on economic development; membership; terms; officers; meetings. (a) There is hereby created the joint committee on economic development which shall be composed of five senators and eight members of the house of representatives. The five senate members shall be the chairperson of the standing committee on commerce of the senate, or a member of such committee appointed by the chairperson, two members of such committee appointed by the president and two members of such committee appointed by the minority leader. The eight representative members shall be the chairperson of the standing committee on economic development of the house of representatives, or a member of such committee appointed by the chairperson, four members of such committee appointed by the speaker and three members of such committee appointed by the minority leader.

(b) All members of the joint committee on economic development shall serve for terms ending on the first day of the regular legislative session in odd-numbered years. The chairperson and vice-chairperson serving on the effective date of this act will continue to serve in such capacities through June 30, 1998. On and after July 1, 1998, and until the first day of the 1999 regular legislative session, the chairperson shall be one of the senate members of the joint committee selected by the president and the vice-chairperson shall be one of the representative members selected by the speaker.  Thereafter, on and after the first day of the regular legislative session in odd-numbered years, the chairperson shall be one of the representative members of the joint committee selected by the speaker and the vice-chairperson shall be one of the senate members selected by the president and, on and after the first day of the regular legislative session in even-numbered years, the chairperson shall be one of the senate members of the joint committee selected by the president and the vice-chairperson shall be one of the representative members of the joint committee selected by the speaker. The chairperson and vice-chairperson of the joint committee shall serve in such capacities until the first day of the regular legislative session in the ensuing year. The vice-chairperson shall exercise all of the powers of the chairperson in the absence of the chairperson.

(c) The joint committee on economic development may meet at any time and at any place within the state on the call of the chairperson.

(d) The provisions of the acts contained in article 12 of chapter 46 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, applicable to special committees shall apply to the joint committee on economic development to the extent that the same do not conflict with the specific provisions of this act applicable to the joint committee.

(e) In accordance with K.S.A. 46-1204 and amendments thereto, the legislative coordinating council may provide for such professional services as may be requested by the joint committee on economic development.

(f) The joint committee on economic development may introduce such legislation as it deems necessary in performing its functions.

History: L. 1986, ch. 194, § 4; L. 1993, ch. 136, § 3; L. 1998, ch. 182, § 22; May 21.



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