Legislatively Appointed Committees
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Following is a list of boards, commissions and similar entities to which members of the general public are appointed by legislators, legislative officers or legislative committees. If you are interested in being considered for appointment to one of these entities, please fill out the form below and follow the instructions for submitting the form. Each entity has specific requirements for appointment; please review those requirements before applying for appointment to ensure that you are eligible. A separate application is required for each entity to which you would like to be considered for appointment. Applications are kept on file for 2 years.
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Appointment InformationSummary: The Committee consists of the Director of the Department of Corrections, the Chief of the Purchasing Division of the Department of Administration and nine regular members appointed by the Interim Finance Committee as follows:
(a) Two members of the Senate.
(b) Two members of the Assembly.
(c) Two persons who represent manufacturing in this State.
(d) One person who represents business in this State.
(e) Two persons who represent organized labor in this State.
The Committee on Industrial Programs reviews issues and developments relating to industrial programs for correctional institutions.
Appointment InformationSummary: On or before June 15 of each even-numbered year, the Speaker and the Majority Leader must submit to the Governor the name of one nominee to serve on the forum. The nominee must be an expert with demonstrated ability in the field of economics, taxation or other discipline necessary to economic forecasting and be able to bring knowledge and professional judgment to the deliberations of the forum. No officer or employee of government or higher education may serve.
Appointment InformationSummary: The forum identifies and acts upon issues of importance to aging persons. The Legislative Commission appoints the members, but each member must be nominated by a member of the Senate. After consulting with the members of the Assembly who reside within his or her senatorial district, each member of the Senate must nominate a person who:
(1) is at least 60 years of age,
(2) has resided in the state for at least 5 years, and
(3) has been a registered voter in the senatorial district for at least 3 years.