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46-3401.2010 commission; membership, appointment; meetings. (a) There is hereby established the 2010 commission. The commission shall be composed of 11 members as follows:

(1) One member appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives;

(2) one member appointed by the president of the senate;

(3) one member appointed by the minority leader of the house of representatives;

(4) one member appointed by the minority leader of the senate;

(5) the chairperson of the house education committee;

(6) the chairperson of the senate education committee;

(7) one member appointed jointly by the speaker of the house of representatives, the minority leader of the house of representatives, the president of the senate and the minority leader of the senate;

(8) two members appointed by the governor, of which one shall be a person licensed by the state board of education;

(9) the legislative post auditor, or the designee thereof; and

(10) the attorney general, or the designee thereof.

The legislative post auditor and the attorney general shall serve ex officio and shall be nonvoting members of the commission.

(b) Except as specifically provided in paragraphs (5) and (6) of subsection (a), nothing in this section shall be construed as requiring the appointment of legislators to the commission. Of the members of the commission, one member shall be from the professional and business sector who is recognized for leadership and expertise in such person's field and one member shall be a certified public accountant who is recognized for expertise in the area of school district financial operations and who regularly conducts or has regularly conducted audits of school districts.

(c) A member appointed by the speaker or minority leader of the house of representatives, one of the members appointed by the governor and the member appointed pursuant to paragraph (7) of subsection (a) shall serve for terms of two years and until a successor is appointed and qualified. A member appointed by the president or minority leader of the senate and one member appointed by the governor shall serve for terms of four years and until a successor is appointed and qualified. Terms of members of the legislature appointed to the commission shall expire at the expiration of the legislative term for which such legislator was elected. Except for vacancies created by the expiration of a legislative term, a vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment in the manner prescribed by this section for the original appointment.

(d) Members of the commission attending regular or special meetings or subcommittee meetings authorized by the commission, shall be paid amounts for expenses, mileage and subsistence as provided in subsection (e) of K.S.A. 75-3223, and amendments thereto. Expenses for the commission shall be part of the budget of the legislative coordinating council and shall be subject to the council's approval.

(e) The members of the commission annually shall select a chairperson and vice-chairperson from the membership of the commission.

(f) The commission may meet at any time and at any place within the state on the call of the chairperson. A quorum of the commission shall be six voting members. All actions of the commission shall be by motion adopted by a majority of those voting members present when there is a quorum.

(g) 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 commission.

(h) The staff of the office of the revisor of statutes, the legislative research department and the division of legislative administrative services shall provide such assistance as may be requested by the commission. Upon request of the commission, the state board of education and the center for innovative school leadership established pursuant to K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 76-767, and amendments thereto, shall provide consultants and assistance when requested by the commission. In addition and upon the request of the commission, the state board of education and school districts shall provide any information and supporting documentation related thereto.

(i) The commission shall cease to exist on December 31, 2010.

History: L. 2005, ch. 152, § 7; July 1.



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